Teens Read Historical Fiction
Annotation:186p. (Gr 9+) Elizabeth trades places with her brother Will so she can experience going to school, she doesn't count on falling in love with her roommate.
Annotation:296p. (Gr 7+) Princess Sophie of the small kingdom of Montmaray begins writing her journal in October 1936. She dreams of going to London parties but her whole life changes when Nazis come to the island.
Annotation:Nearly 16, Peter van Pels is hidden away in a secret annex while the Nazis wage war against the Jews and the world. Peter recounts the story of his time with Anne Frank, his own internal struggles and the horrors at Auschwitz.
Annotation:It's 1879 and Viney loves the mountain community she lives in. When a group of Englishman begin to build a community, Viney has to fight for her home.
Annotation:Persephone and Penelope are ready for their first season in London when their beloved governess disappears and a plot threatens young Queen Victoria.
Annotation:Anastasia Romanov’s sheltered life as a Russian princess deteriorates as she falls in love with an officer and the Bolshevik Revolution threatens her family’s privilege, power and safety.
Annotation:When Theresa’s musician father is murdered, she is plunged into a world of intrigue, disguises, and gypsies amid the 18th century royal court of Vienna.
Annotation:Joseph helps his family survive when the natives of Saipan are caught in the crossfire between Japanese soldiers and American troops at the end of WWII.
Annotation:Will young Nefertiti’s beauty, talent and intelligence be a blessing or a curse? She must learn quickly who in Egypt’s royal court she can trust, or she and others dear to her may suffer. Sequel: Sphinx’s Queen.
Annotation:In the year 1650, young Anne Green wakes up on a dissecting table after being wrongly hanged for the murder of her stillborn child.
Annotation:In 1968 Chicago, Sam is caught in the middle between his father’s nonviolent approach to the African American civil rights movement and his brother, who joined the Black Panther Party.
Annotation:When Jimmu’s father commits suicide after false charges bring shame to the family, he decides to train as a samurai warrior to avenge his father's death.
Annotation:From Austrian Princess to the Queen of France, Marie-Antoinette has been governed by rules all her life. Under constant scrutiny, the spirited young queen immerses herself in extravagance with lavish gowns and decadent parties.
Annotation:Calogero and his Sicilian uncles and cousin live in Louisiana in 1898, when Jim Crow laws rule and anti-immigration sentiment is strong, so despite his attempts to follow American customs, disaster dogs his family at every turn.
Annotation:In the late 1800s, four sisters and their psychic mother leave London for New York to interview the mysterious Nikola Tesla. The name of the ship they are taking is Titanic.