Burns, Paul and Hines, Ruth. To Be A Pioneer. New York: Abingdon Press, 1962.
An excellent resource book for young children covering topics such as: housing, clothing, making rugs, making soap, pioneer farm, school, church, etc.
Gleiter, Jan and Thompson, Kathleen. Johnny Appleseed. Milwaukee: Raintree Children’s Books, 1987.
A factual account of Johnny Appleseed along with beautiful colored illustrations.
Grant, Matthew G. Daniel Boone In The Wilderness. Mankato: Creative Education, 1974.
A delightful account of the life and times of Daniel Boone.
Jackson, Louise. Grandpa Had A Windmill Grandma Had A Churn. New York: Parents Magazine Press, 1977.
A great book for the young child to read that explains many things used in early farm life.
Jensen, Patsy. Johnny Appleseed Goes A Planting. Troll Associates, 1994.
Story of Johnny Appleseed, colorful pictures and easy reading for first graders.
Kalman, Bobbie. Early Christmas. New York: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1981.
A delightful book about the Christmas holiday from early pioneer days.
Kalman, Bobbie. The Early Family Home. New York: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1982.
Lovely pictures and information about early life with the family and their housing.
Kalman, Bobbie. Early Health and Medicine. New York: Crabtree Publishing, Co., 1983.
A delightful book with pictures covering topics of health and old wise sayings concerning health and sickness.
Kalman, Bobbie. Early Schools. New York: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1982.
Children will love the pictures and information concerning the schools of early pioneer days.
Langstaff, John. Oh A-Hunting We Will Go. Hartford: Connecticut Printers, Inc., 1974.
A folksong that is a delight for small children. They can make up verses of their own and make their own published books.
MacDonald, Fiona. First Facts About The American Frontier. New York: Peter Bedrick Books.
Presents facts about life for the nineteenth century pioneers on the American frontier. A great resource book for children with colored pictures.
McCall, Edith. Pioneers On Early Waterways. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1980.
A book of adventures on early American waterways. Includes a story of Davy Crockett.
Moseley, Elizabeth. Davy Crockett. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1991.
Mosely gives an interesting biography written for the young child about Davy Crockett.
Radin, Ruth Yaffe. A Winter Place. Boston: Little Brown and Co., 1982.
A delightful book for the young child to read about early winter in the country.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. Going To Town. New York: Harper Collins, 1994.
Laura and her family make their first visit into town to visit the general store.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls. The Deer In The Wood. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.
A delightful story for the young reader about Laura’s father and how he could not shoot a deer for their dinner.
Factual information interwoven into the narrative. Can be read to the young child.
Wilkie, Katharine E. Daniel Boone Taming The Wilds. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1991.