Historical Fiction

Bootlegging ring responsible for boys’ death
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 18 2017 | comment  
Riveting novels set in the roaring 1920's

Dracula’s daughter takes on the Ottoman Empire
Jennifer Minicus | Oct 14 2016 | comment  
Yet another young adult novel full of sex and violence

Children try to overcome prejudice
Barb Szyszkiewicz | May 5 2016 | comment  
A story about a unique cultural exchange.

Growing Up: being Southern Black in the 1930’s
Susan Reibel Moore | Apr 27 2016 | comment  
9-year-old Cassie Logan is one of literature's most endearing heroines.

Abused children escape WWII bombings
Jennifer Minicus | Apr 15 2016 | comment  
Ada has never been allowed to go outside.

Loyalty never goes out of style
Jennifer Minicus | Apr 6 2016 | comment  
Randal does what is right despite the cost.

A harmonica that makes more than music
Jennifer Minicus | Mar 29 2016 | comment  
The magic of music changes the lives of several children.

Australian pioneer women face great hardship
Jane Fagan | Mar 15 2016 | comment  
A fascinating chapter of Australia's history.

Gripping WWII novel wins awards
Jennifer Minicus | Nov 13 2015 | comment  
Doerr earns the Pulitzer Prize and Andrew Carnegie Medal for his story about occupied France.

Tragedy at sea leads to mystery and suspense
Tim Golden | Aug 28 2015 | comment  
At age fifteen, Adam must take control of his family's business in 17th century Amsterdam.

Children seek to avert war in cultural exchange
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 19 2015 | comment  
Lexie's class is sending a Friendship Doll to Japan.

Nepotism undermines military strength
Jennifer Minicus | Jul 28 2015 | comment  
Will Alexios ever live down his mistake?

Boy nearly dies after bee attack
Jennifer Minicus | Jun 26 2015 | comment  
Native Americans befriend a young settler.

A determined young patriot saves West Point
Jennifer Minicus | May 22 2015 | comment  
Sophia's patriotism is put to the test.

Children defend the sanctity of human life
Tim Golden | May 15 2015 | comment  
Two teens protect a child from being used as a pawn in wartime.

An unexpected hero
Tim Golden | Apr 17 2015 | comment  
An Italian family hides Allied servicemen from the Nazis.

Banished to Siberia
Jennifer Minicus | Apr 13 2015 | comment  
Two young children set out to find their exiled parents.

Kidnapped by slave traders
Jennifer Minicus | Mar 9 2015 | comment  
A ninth century Irish princess is taken by Russian sailors.

Cat helps boy overcome dyslexia
Jennifer Minicus | Feb 23 2015 | comment  
Abby and Ben love the misfit animals in their grandfather's barn.

Fighting the war at home
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 27 2015 | comment  
Young Ike dreams of joining the army.

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