The Ultimate Book List for The American Revolution

If you desire to dig into the American Revolution in your homeschool with living books, as the Charlotte Mason way recommends, this booklist is the perfect place to start.  This book list ranges from early readers to higher elementary and will be a list that you don't want to lose, so be sure to book mark it or pin it to your Pinterest board for safe keeping.

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The Ultimate Book List for the American Revolution (Pre-war to 1783)

This book list will be divided up into themes to help you better navigate to find the books that fit your needs best. Please note that not all books are easily available, others are available at your library or even at used book sales and maybe good finds at the Good Will.

The Lost Colony of Roanoke by Jean Fritz

The 13 Colonies

The Massachusetts Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The Rhode Island Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The New Hampshire Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The New York Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The Pennsylvania Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The Virginia Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The Maryland Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The Connecticut Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The South Carolina Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The Georgia Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The New Jersey Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The Delaware Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
The North Carolina Colony by Dennnis Brindell Fradin

The Thirteen Colonies: (We the People – Exploration and Colonization)
The New Americans: Colonial Times by Betsy Maestro
If You Lived in the Colonial Times by Ann McGovern
A History of US: Making 13 Colonies: 1600-1740 by Joy Hakim


Popular Pre-War Events

The Boston Tea Party by Matt Moeden
The Boston Tea Party by Cornerstones of Freedom Series
John Adams and the Boston Massacre by Gary Jeffrey
Samuel Adams and the Boston Tea Party by Gary Jeffrey
Thomas Paine Writes Common Sense by Gary Jeffrey
The American Flag

The Story of the Star Spangled Banner by Cornerstones of Freedom Series
Francis Scott Key's Star-Spangled Banner (Step Into Reading)
Stars and Strips: The Story of the American Flag by Sarah L. Thomson

 

The Declaration of Independence

The Story of The Declaration of Independence by Cornerstones of Freedom Series
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock? by Jean Fritz
Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence by Gary Jeffrey
The Declaration of Independence from A to Z by Catherine Osomio
Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Benson J Lossing
For You They Signed by Marilyn Boyer

 

People of that Time

Betsy Ross: The Story of Our Flag
George Washington
George Washington and the General's Dog
Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares
George Washington: Young Leader by Childhood of Famous Americans
Why Don't You Get a New Horse, Sam Adams? by Scott Foresman
Abigail Adams: Girl of Colonial Days by Childhood of Famous Americans
Benjamin Franklin: Young Printer by Childhood of Famous Americans
Crispus Attucks: Black Leader of Colonial Patriots by Childhood of Famous Americans
Daniel Boone: Young Hunter and Tracker by Childhood of Famous Americans
Daniel Boone: Frontiersman by Heroes of History
Paul Revere: Boston Patriot by Childhood of Famous Americans
Molly Pitcher: Young Patriot by Childhood of Famous Americans
Betsy Ross: Designer of the Flag by Childhood of Famous Americans
George vs George: The American Revolution Seen By Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer
Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia (Landmark Book)
Meet Thomas Jefferson (Landmark Book)
George Washington: The Spymaster by Thomas B. Allen
Black Heroes of the American Revolution by Burke Davis
Nathan Hale: Patriot Spy by Shannon Zemlicka
Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys by Landmark Book
Francis Marion: the Swamp Fox by Hugh F. Rankin
The Swamp Fox of the Revolution by Landmark Book
John Paul Jones: Hero of the Sea by Brandt
Johnny Tremain by Esther Hoskins Forbes

 

The War

If You Lived During the American Revolution by Kay Moore

Sam the Minute Man (I Can Read Book 3)
George the Drummer Boy (I Can Read Book 3)
The 18 Penny Goose (I Can Read Book 3)
And Then What Happened Paul Revere by Jean Fritz
Can't You Make Them Behave, King George? by Jean Fritz
The Story of the Surrender at Yorktown by Cornerstones of Freedom Series
Liberty! How the Revolutionary War Began (Landmark Book)
Let it Begin Here! Lexington and Concord: First Battle of the American Revolution by Dennis Brindell Fradin
Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Winter Time Story for Young Patriots by Lynne Chenney
The American Revolution (Landmark Book)
The American Revolution for Kids: A History with 21 Activities by Janis Herbert
Yankee Doodle Boy: A Young Soldier's Adventures in the American Revolution by Joseph Plumb Martin
Liberty or Death: The American Revolution: 1763-1783 by Betsy Maestro
The American Revolution from A to Z by Laura Crawford
American Revolution Battles and Leaders by DK Publishing