We use America's Story by Masterbooks as the backbone of our homeschool curriculum, but we LOVE adding other historical fiction, nonfiction, and picture books to our units. Here were some of our favorites during our study of the Civil War.
SWEET CLARA AND THE FREEDOM QUILT
A sweet book about using your talents to help others. A young slave girl using her quilting talent and conversations she overhears about the Underground Railroad to create a quilt to freedom with a map that her master will never recognize.
PINK AND SAYA powerful book based on the true story of two boys who fought in the Civil War. It celebrates the shared humanity of people and showing kindness to others.