Tag Archives: Historical

Revolution

by Jennifer Donnelly Andi is a Brooklyn teenager with more on her plate than she can handle.  She witnessed her younger brother Truman’s fatal accident and blames herself for his death.  Andi’s artist mother has emotionally collapsed and spends most … Continue reading

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The Season

by Sarah MacLean Lady Alexandra, or Alex for short, is destined to have her first London season, to see and be seen, and to catch an eligible and wealthy husband.  Unfortunately, Alex is not interested in the least in having … Continue reading

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Plague

by Joanne Dahme Nell looks exactly like Princess Joan and after Nell’s parents succumb to the plague, Nell and her brother George go to live in the castle where Nell works as Princess Joan’s body double in times of trouble.  … Continue reading

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Silent on the Moor

by Deanna Raybourn If you have not yet read Silent in the Grave and Silent in the Sanctuary you might want to skip this review until you do. Lady Julia is at it again.  This time she is accompanying her … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Dared: A Novel Based on the True Story of a Hitler Youth

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti We meet young Helmuth on October 27, 1942 on his 264th day in a Nazi prison.  It’s a Tuesday and the executioner works on Tuesday.  Will this be Helmuth’s Tuesday? What has Helmuth done to land … Continue reading

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The Dragonfly Pool

by Eva Ibbotson Tally’s family decides it is best to send her away from London to the safe haven of the countryside as war becomes a more imminent threat.  Tally doesn’t want to go to boarding school, but she is … Continue reading

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

by John Boyne Nine-year-old Bruno must leave his comfortable home in Berlin that has five floor and a banister for sliding down and his three best friends for life and his grandparents to live in a desolate countryside where there … Continue reading

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