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historical fiction for children
Ancient Times

Malu's Wolf
by Ruth Craig
Youth Fiction CRAIG

Malu

The Wadjet Eye
by Jill Rubalcaba
Youth Fiction RUBALCABA

A is for AARRGH!
by William J. Brooke
Youth Fiction BROOKE

Dar
Dar and the Spear Thrower
by Marjorie Cowley
Youth Fiction COWLEY

The Thieves of Ostia
by Caroline Lawrence
Youth ROMAN MYSTERIES

ostia
Bronze Bow
by Elizabeth George Speare
Youth Fiction SPEARE
Middle Ages

The Midwife's Apprentice
by Karen Cushman
Youth Fiction CUSHMAN

Crispin

Crispin: the Cross of Lead
by Avi
Youth Fiction AVI

Matilda Bone
by Karen Cushman
Youth Fiction CUSHMAN

Door in Wall
The Door in the Wall
by Marguerite de Angeli
Youth Fiction DE ANGELI

Hunchback of Notre Dame
by Victor Hugo
Youth Fiction HUGO

Juliette
Juliet: Rescue at Marlehead Manor
by Anna Kirwan
Youth Fiction GIRLHOOD JOURNEYS

The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela
by Uri Shulevitz
Youth Fiction SHULEVITZ

Single Shard
A Single Shard
by Linda Park
Youth Fiction PARK
1400s -1600s

Pippo the Fool
by Tracey E. Fern
Youth Fiction FERN

Kite Fighters

Kite Fighters
by Linda Sue Park
Youth Fiction PARK

Elzabeth I, Red Rose of the House of Tudor
by Kathryn Lasky
Youth Fiction DEAR AMERICA

Prince Pauper

Prince and the Pauper
retold by Marianna Mayer
Youth Fiction TWAIN

The Witch of Blackbird Pond
by Elizabeth George Speare
Youth Biography SPEARE

Petals in Ashes
Petals in the Ashes
by Mary Hooper
Youth Fiction HOOPER

Shakespeare Stealer
by Gary Blackwood
Youth Fiction BLACKWOOD

Shakespeare Stealer

Season of Promise
by Patricia HERMES
Youth Fiction DEAR AMERICA

1700s

My Brother Sam is Dead
by James Collier
Youth Fiction COLLIER

Stolen Life
A Stolen Life
by Jane Louis Curry
Youth Fiction CURRY

The Matchlock Gun
by Walter D. Edmonds
Youth Fiction EDMONDS

Matchlock Gun
Johnny Tremain
by Esther Forbes
Youth Fiction FORBES
1800s

Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
Youth Fiction CLASSICS

Caddie Woodlawn

Caddie Woodlawn
by Carol Ryrie Brink
Youth Fiction BRINK

The Copper Treasure
by Melvin Burgess
Youth Fiction BURGESS

Copper Treasure
Rifles for Watie
by Harold Keith
Youth Fiction KEITH

The Brooklyn Nine
by Alan Gratz
Youth Fiction GRATZ

Brooklyn Nine
I Want to Be Free
by Joseph Slate
Picture Books SLA

Bull Run
by Paul Fleischman
Youth Fiction FLEISCHMAN

Charley Skedaddle
Charley Skedaddle
by Patricia Beatty
Youth Fiction BEATTY

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
by Karen Cushman
Youth Fiction CUSHMAN

island
Once on this Island
by Gloria Whelan
Youth Fiction WHELAN

Elijah of Buxton
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Youth Fiction CURTIS

Elijah of Buxton
The Game of Silence
by Louise Erdrich
Youth Fiction ERDRICH

Worth
by A. LaFaye
Youth Fiction LAFAYE

worth
Trouble Don't Last
by Shelley Pearsall
Youth Fiction PEARSALL
1900-1920's
High as a Hawk
by T.A. Barron
Youth Fiction BARRON  
High as Hawk
Unsigned Valentine
by Johanna Hurwitz
Youth Holiday HURWITZ

Journey to the River Sea
by Eva Ibbotson
Youth Fiction IBBOTSON

Dark Water
Dark Water Rising
by Marion Hale
Youth Fiction HALE

Hope in My Heart
part of the Dear America series by Kathryn Lasky
Youth Fiction DEAR AMERICA

Hope in Heart

 

1930-1940's
Turtle in Paradise
by Jennifer L. Holm
Youth Fiction HOLM 
Bird in a Box
Bird in a Box
by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Youth Fiction PINKNEY 
Esperanza Rising
by Pam Munoz Ryan
Youth Fiction RYAN  
Esperanza
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
by Mildred D. Taylor
Youth Fiction TAYLOR

Out of the Dust
by Karen Hesse
Youth Fiction HESSE

Long Way from Chicago
A Long Way from Chicago: A Novel in Stories
by Richard Peck
Youth Fiction PECK
Who Was that Masked Man, Anyway?
by Avi
Youth Fiction AVI
Masked Man

The Year of Miss Agnes
by Kirkpatrick Hill
Youth Fiction HILL

Jimmy's Stars
by Mary Ann Rodman
Youth Fiction RODMAN

Art Keeping Cool
The Art of Keeping Cool
by Janet Taylor Lisle
Youth Fiction LISLE

Spying on Miss Muller
by Eve Bunting
Youth Fiction BUNTING

Spying on Muller
The Boy Who Dared
by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Youth Fiction BARTOLETTI

Under the Blood-Red Sun
by Graham Salisbury
Teen Fiction SALISBURY

Stepping on the Cracks
Stepping on the Cracks
by Mary Downing Hahn
Youth Fiction HAHN
1950-1960's
Rising Star of Rusty Nail
by Lesley M.M. Blume
Youth Fiction BLUME
Rising Star
Kira-Kira
by Cynthia Kadohata
Youth Fiction KADOHATA
The Watson's Go to Birmingham - 1963
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Youth Fiction CURTIS
Escape West Berlin
Escape to West Berlin
by Maurine F. Dahlberg
Youth Fiction DAHLBERG

Carolina Harmony
by Marilyn McDowell
Youth Fiction MCDOWELL

Yankee Girl
Yankee Girl
by Mary Ann Rodman
Youth Fiction RODMAN

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