Contributed by: Amy Billings, Youth Services
The musical Hamilton has been a surprise and a delight to people who thought history had to be dull and boring. It’s also unique in that it has been a hit with fans of all ages. Here’s a list of titles curated by School Library Journal for the #Hamilkids, plus one for the adults who are humming along.
- Aaron and Alexander: The Most Famous Duel in American History
- Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak
- Duel! Burr and Hamilton’s Deadly War of Words
- The Founding Fathers! Those Horse-Ridin’, Fiddle-Playin’, Book-Readin’, Gun Totin’ Gentlemen Who Started America
- Hamilton: The Revolution: Being the Complete Libretto of the Broadway Musical, With a True Account of Its Creation, and Concise Remarks on Hip-hop, the Power of Stories, and the New America