Dear America Series

45 primary works • 45 total works
Dear America is a series of historical fiction novels aimed at girls aged 8-14. Each book is written in the form of a diary of a young woman's life during an important event or time period in American history.

Spin Offs:
* My Name is America
* My America
* The Royal Diaries

International series:
* Dear Canada
* My Story: Girls
* My Story: Boys
* My Royal…
A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620
Twelve-year-old Mem presents a diary account of…
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The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777
Eleven-year-old Abigail Jane Stewart records the…
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When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864
A Confederate girl records the hardships of…
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A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia 1859
Day or two later

Freedom is one of the first words…

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Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell
Now that we're in the North Platte River Valley…
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So Far From Home: the Diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1847
In the diary account of her journey from Ireland…
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I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl, Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1865

The two-time Coretta Scott King Honor Book…
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West to a Land of Plenty: The Diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi
3.77
· 2359 Ratings · 73 Reviews · published 1998 · 1 edition
The first humorous book in the Dear America…
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Dreams In The Golden Country: the Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl, New York City, 1903
New dreams and old traditions flourish and clash…
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Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catharine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763
Catharine Carey Logan and her family have enjoyed…
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Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady, R.M.S. Titanic, 1912
Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of…
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A Line in the Sand: The Alamo Diary of Lucinda Lawrence
3.76
· 2682 Ratings · 83 Reviews · published 1998 · 1 edition
In the journal she receives for her twelfth…
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My Heart is on the Ground: the Diary of Nannie Little Rose, a Sioux Girl, Carlisle Indian School, Pennsylvania, 1880
Beginning in broken English, Nannie tells of her…
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The Great Railroad Race: the Diary of Libby West
3.84
· 3567 Ratings · 98 Reviews · published 1999 · 6 editions
As the daughter of a newspaper reporter,…
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A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware, 1861
Thursday, February 28, 1861
P. Cloudy. Wind N.W.…
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The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow: The Diary of Sarah Nita, a Navajo Girl
The narrator describes her experiences as her…
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A Coal Miner's Bride: The Diary of Anetka Kaminska, Lattimer, Pennsylvania, 1896
A diary account of thirteen-year-old Anetka's…
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Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North, Chicago, Illinois, 1919
An ordinary girl living extraordinary events. Her…
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One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping: The Diary of Julie Weiss
4.02
· 2752 Ratings · 138 Reviews · published 2000 · 1 edition
This special Dear Ameirca edition is actually two…
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My Secret War: The World War II Diary of Madeline Beck, Long Island, New York 1941
In a diary that brings to life the dramatic…
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Valley of the Moon: The Diary of María Rosalía de Milagros, Sonoma Valley, Alta Valley, California, 1846,
María Rosalía is a Mestizo servant in a Spanish…
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Seeds of Hope: The Gold Rush Diary of Susanna Fairchild
3.93
· 2621 Ratings · 82 Reviews · published 2001 · 8 editions
Susanna Fairchild and her family are on board a…
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Christmas After All: The Great Depression Diary of Minnie Swift, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1932
At the age of twelve, Minnie Swift is living…
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Early Sunday Morning: the Pearl Harbor Diary of Amber Billows, Hawaii, 1941
Amber's journal chronicles two months that change…
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My Face to the Wind: The Diary of Sarah Jane Price, a Prairie Teacher
3.77
· 1513 Ratings · 58 Reviews · published 2001 · 1 edition
In the late 1870s many young teachers traveled…
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Where Have All the Flowers Gone?: The Diary of Molly MacKenzie Flaherty
An agonizing dilemma plagues these brother-sister…
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A Time For Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen
3.94
· 2203 Ratings · 90 Reviews · published 2002 · 4 editions
As the fight for women's suffrage heats up,…
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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Diary of Bess Brennan
3.94
· 2074 Ratings · 105 Reviews · published 2002 · 1 edition
Blinded after a terrible accident, Bess must…
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Survival in the Storm: The Dust Bowl Diary of Grace Edwards
3.93
· 2030 Ratings · 100 Reviews · published 2002 · 1 edition
In sixteen-year-old Katelan Janke's first Dear…
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When Christmas Comes Again: The World War I Diary of Simone Spencer
In April of 1917, Simone Spencer's world changes.…
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Land of the Buffalo Bones: The Diary of Mary Ann Elizabeth Rodgers, An English Girl in Minnesota
"Land of the Buffalo Bones" is the diary of Mary…
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Love Thy Neighbor: The Tory Diary of Prudence Emerson
3.77
· 1100 Ratings · 52 Reviews · published 2003 · 1 edition

In Greenmarsh, Massachusetts, in 1774,…

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All the Stars in the Sky: The Santa Fe Trail Diary of Florrie Mack Ryder
Florrie finds the adventure of a lifetime along…
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Look to the Hills: The Diary of Lozette Moreau, a French Slave Girl
In acclaimed author Patricia McKissack's latest…
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I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembley, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1691
One of our final two Dear Americas, this is the…
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Hear My Sorrow: The Diary of Angela Denoto, a Shirtwaist Worker, New York City 1909
Angela and her family have arrived in New York…
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The Fences Between Us: The Diary of Piper Davis, Seattle, Washington, 1941
Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson brings us the…
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Like the Willow Tree: The Diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce, Portland, Maine, 1918
Two-time Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry…
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Cannons at Dawn: The Second Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1779
Kristiana Gregory returns with a stunning new…
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With the Might of Angels: The Diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson, Hadley, Virginia, 1954
Coretta Scott King winner Andrea Davis Pinkney…
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Behind the Masks: The Diary of Angeline Reddy, Bodie, California, 1880
Newbery Award-winning author Susan Patron brings…
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A City Tossed and Broken: The Diary of Minnie Bonner, San Francisco, California, 1906
From National Book Award-winning author Judy…
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Down the Rabbit Hole, Chicago, Illinois, 1871: The Diary of Pringle Rose
Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti…
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Dear America: A Picture of Freedom; And Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie
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Nation at War: Civil War
3.89
· 85 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2002 · 2 editions
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