“I try to make readers understand that history isn’t only what happens to us. History …
Background Reading (PDF) and Song. Reading by Milton Meltzer and song by David Rovics. 1974. 4 pages and 5 min.
The story of the San Patricio Battalion, Irish-American soldiers who deserted the U.S. Army during the U.S.-Mexican War and fought on the side of the Mexicans.
Book - Non-fiction. Edited by Milton Meltzer. 1987.
Engaging first person stories and primary documents.
Book - Non-fiction. By Milton Meltzer. 2002.
History of the struggle for civil rights throughout U.S. history for middle school readers.
Book – Non-fiction. By Milton Meltzer. 2008.
An account of Willa Cather's accomplishments and personality written for upper elementary/middle school readers.
Book – Fiction. By Milton Meltzer. 2007.
A historical novel about a child of immigrants during the Great Depression, including his participation in the Bonus March.