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Historical Fiction: World
Journey through the history of the world with these exciting books.
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  Cover Art: Horton Halfpott or The Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Manor or The Loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's Corset Angleberger, Tom
Horton Halfpott or The Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Manor or The Loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's Corset
Horton, an upstanding kitchen boy in a castle in nineteenth-century England, becomes embroiled in a mystery surrounding a series of thefts, which is also connected to the pursuit of a very eligible and wealthy young lady's affections.
206 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Crispin : the Cross of Lead Avi
Crispin : the Cross of Lead
Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.
262 p. 2002
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Long-lost Map Baccalario, Pierdomenico
The Long-lost Map
Eleven-year-old twins Jason and Julia, along with their friend Rick, find themselves in ancient Egypt in search of an important map after going through a magical door in their old English mansion.
261 p. 2006
Children's Fiction Book BACCALA
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  Cover Art: Saving Zasha Barrow, Randi G.
Saving Zasha
In 1945 Russia, those who own German shepherds are considered traitors, but thirteen-year-old Mikhail and his family are determined to keep the dog a dying man brought them
229 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Boy Who Dared Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
The Boy Who Dared
In October, 1942, seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hubener, imprisoned for distributing anti-Nazi leaflets, recalls his past life and how he came to dedicate himself to bring the truth about Hitler and the war to the German people.
202 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book BARTOLE
  Cover Art: The Lacemaker and the Princess Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker
The Lacemaker and the Princess
In 1788, eleven-year-old Isabelle, living with her lacemaker grandmother and mother near the palace of Versailles, becomes close friends with Marie Antoinette's daughter, Princess Therese. Their relationship becomes complicated not only by their different social class but by the growing political unrest and resentment of the French people.
199 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book BRADLEY
  Cover Art: Kat Incorrigible Burgis, Stephanie
Kat Incorrigible
In 1803 England, twelve-year-old Kat discovers she has magical powers, and tries to use them to rescue her sister from marrying a man she does not love, and find true loves for both of her sisters.
295 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Michael at the Invasion of France 1943 Calkhoven, Laurie
Michael at the Invasion of France 1943
Michael, a thirteen-year-old French-American, watches in fear as the Nazis invade Paris, and is spurred to become part of the French Resistance movement, defying Hitler, helping American aviators to safe zones, and delivering secret documents at great risk to his own safety.
231 p. : map 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Klipfish Code Casanova, Mary
The Klipfish Code
Ten-year-old Merit is sent with her younger brother to Gody Island to live with her aunt and grandfather after the Germans bomb Norway in 1940. She longs to join her parents in the Resistance and resents grandfather's refusal to oppose the Nazis' presence.
227 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book CASANOV
  Cover Art: The Grace Mysteries : Assassin and Betrayal Cavendish, Grace
The Grace Mysteries : Assassin and Betrayal
Presents two works in which thirteen-year-old Lady Grace Cavendish, favorite maid of honor of Elizabeth I, must solve a murder mystery to clear the name of her betrothed, and stows away on a ship in hopes of finding a kidnapped Lady Sarah.
186 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Crossing to Paradise Crossley-Holland, Kevin
Crossing to Paradise
When fifteen-year-old Gatty is selected for a pilgrimage, she travels from her home on an English estate to London, Venice, and eventually Jerusalem, and experiences great changes in her circumstances and in herself.
339 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book CROSSLE
  Cover Art: The Cheshire Cheese Cat : a Dickens of a Tale Deedy, Carmen Agra
The Cheshire Cheese Cat : a Dickens of a Tale
A community of mice and a cheese-loving cat form an unlikely alliance at London's Cheshire Cheese, an inn where Charles Dickens finds inspiration and Queen Victoria makes an unexpected appearance.
228 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Pippo the Fool Fern, Tracey E.
Pippo the Fool
In fifteenth-century Florence, Italy, a contest is held to design a magnificent dome for the town's cathedral, but when Pippo the Fool claims he will win the contest, everyone laughs at him. Based on a true story.
unpaged 2009
Children's Fiction Book FERN
  Cover Art: The White Elephant Fleischman, Sid
The White Elephant
In old Siam, young elephant trainer Run-Run and his old charge, Walking Mountain, must deal with the curse of a sacred white elephant.
95 p. 2006
Children's Fiction Book FLEISCH
  Cover Art: The Great Trouble : a Mystery of London the Blue Death and a Boy Called Eel Hopkinson, Deborah
The Great Trouble : a Mystery of London the Blue Death and a Boy Called Eel
Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854.
249 pages 2013
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Dragonfly Pool Ibbotson, Eva
The Dragonfly Pool
At first Tally doesn't want to go to the boarding school called Delderton. But she soon discovers that it is a wonderful place where freedom and self expression are valued. Tally organizes a ragtag dance troupe so the school can participate in an international folk dancing festival in Bergania in the summer of 1939. There she befriends Karil, the crown prince, who would love nothing more than to have ordinary friends and attend a school like Delderton. When Karil's father is assassinated, it is up to Tally and her friends to help Karil escape the Nazis and the bleak future he has inherited.
377 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book IBBOTSO
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  Cover Art: How to Catch a Bogle Jinks, Catherine
How to Catch a Bogle
In 1870s London, a young orphan girl becomes the apprentice to a man who traps monsters for a living.
313 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Haunting of Nathaniel Wolfe Keaney, Brian
The Haunting of Nathaniel Wolfe
It's seven o'clock on a cold London evening in 1862, and in a grubby theater down by the docks, Nathaniel Wolfe watches his father—the greatest medium in London—take to the stage. Which of the dead will speak through him tonight? What Nathaniel doesn't know is that his father is meddling with things he cannot control, and before the night is over Nathaniel will find himself in the middle of a chilling mystery, one that can only be solved from beyond the grave.
232 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Charlotte in London Knight, Joan
Charlotte in London
In 1895 a young American girl, keeps a journal as her family leaves the artist colony of Giverny, France and travels to London, England, where they meet famous writers and artists and learn of the city's history.
unpaged 2008
Children's Fiction Book KNIGHT
  Cover Art: Theodosia and the Staff of Osiris La Fevers, R. L.
Theodosia and the Staff of Osiris
When mummies go missing all over London, eleven-year-old Theodosia puts aside her fight against the Serpents of Chaos to save her father, who is suspected in the thefts.
387 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book LA FEVE
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