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A Voice from the Border by Pamela Smith Hill

Set in Missouri during the Civil War, this historical novel is told from the perspective of a fifteen-year-old girl trying to understand the complexities of what is happening to the people in her state during this divisive time.

  • Age Range: 12 and up
  • Publisher: Holiday House; 1st edition (April 1, 1998)
  • ISBN-10: 082341356X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0823413560

Front Porch Stories at the One-Room School by Eleanora E. Tate

Twelve-year-old Margie's father entertains her with stories about people and events in their small Missouri town's past.

  • Age Range: 7-11
  • Publisher: Sankofa Books, An Imprint of Just Us Books (March 1, 2007)
  • ISBN-10: 1933491108
  • ISBN-13: 978-1933491103



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Roberta Gibson 2020