I, Mary: Book 3 of the Crofter Family Saga by Mike Hartner, an historical fiction middle grade book

An inspiring read that pulls at your heartstrings that sets the dreams of a young girl to the time of the English Civil War. If your middle grade reader loves "The Little House on the Prairie" series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, then she will love reading "I, Mary."

JACKIE by John Tammela, a coming-of-age memoir– WWII era

Set in an era of innocence and simplicity, this engaging coming-of-age memoir that is set in the late 1930s and early 1940s is filled with challenge, humor, and self-discovery from the viewpoint of a young boy.