Annotated Bibliographies for Elementary and Middle Grades

Recommended biographies in American history:

The Colonial Era (pdf) 
The Revolutionary Era (pdf) 
The 19th Century (pdf) 
The 20th Century (pdf)

Become a biography expert (pdf) 
Suggestions of what to look for as you read a biography. Learn how to determine an author's point of view and discover how to decide if a biography is an accurate account of a persons life. 

Select excellent books about history (pdf)
Find out what criteria judges use to select the winners of the Orbis Pictus Award for non-fiction. You can also use this criteria to select excellent books about history.