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  Cover Art: Wrapped Bradbury, Jennifer
Wrapped
Seventeen-year-old Agnes Wilkins is about to make her debut into 1815 London society at a lavish party, where she meets Lord Showalter, a wealthy and eligible man who collects Egyptian antiquities and who is hiding a dangerous secret.
309 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Year of Wonders : a Novel of the Plague Brooks, Geraldine
Year of Wonders : a Novel of the Plague
In 1666 an outbreak of bubonic plague almost destroys a small village as a young woman struggles to tend to the sick. Inspired by the true story of an English "plague village".
308 p. 2001
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  Cover Art: Etiquette & Espionage Carriger, Gail
Etiquette & Espionage
In an alternate England of 1851, spirited fourteen-year-old Sophronia is enrolled in a finishing school where, she is suprised to learn, lessons include not only the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also diversion, deceit, and espionage.
307 p. 2013
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Wicked and the Just Coats, Jillian Anderson
The Wicked and the Just
Set in medieval Wales, the novel follows Cecily whose family is lured by cheap land and the duty of all Englishman to help keep down the "vicious" Welshmen, and Gwenhwyfar, a Welsh girl who must wait hand and foot on her new English mistress.
344 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Revolution is Not a Dinner Party : a Novel Compestine, Ying Chang
Revolution is Not a Dinner Party : a Novel
Starting in 1972 when she is nine, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed bourgeois, and people of laughter.
248 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: I Am Rembrandt's Daughter Cullen, Lynn
I Am Rembrandt's Daughter
In Amsterdam in the mid-1600s, Cornelia's life as the illegitimate child of renowned painter Rembrandt is marked by plague, poverty, and despair at ever earning her father's love, until she sees hope for a better future in the eyes of a wealthy suitor.
307 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Bog Child Dowd, Siobhan
Bog Child
In 1981, the height of Ireland's Troubles, eighteen-year-old Fergus is distracted from his upcoming A-level exams by his imprisoned brother's hunger strike, the stress of being a courier for Sinn Fein, and dreams of a murdered girl whose body he discovered in a bog.
321 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Courtship and Curses Doyle, Marissa
Courtship and Curses
In 1815, Lady Sophie Rosier's first London season is marred not only by her physical and emotional scars, but also by magical attacks on her father and other members of the British War Cabinet, and while Sophie's magical powers are unreliable, she and her new best friend Parthenope decide to investigate--despite the distraction of Parthenope's handsome cousin.
343 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Musician's Daughter Dunlap, Susanne Emily
The Musician's Daughter
In eighteenth-century Vienna, Austria, fifteen-year-old Theresa seeks a way to help her mother and brother financially while investigating the murder of her father, a renowned violinist in Haydn's orchestra at the court of Prince Esterhazy, after his body is found near a gypsy camp.
322 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Spirit's Princess Friesner, Esther M.
Spirit's Princess
In ancient Japan, Himiko, the privileged daughter of her clan's leader, fights the constraints and expectations imposed on young women and finds her own path, which includes secret shaman lessons.
449 p. 2012
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Leonardo's Shadow or My Astonishing Life as Leonardo Da Vinci's Servant Grey, Christopher Peter
Leonardo's Shadow or My Astonishing Life as Leonardo Da Vinci's Servant
Fifteen-year-old Giacomo--servant to Leonardo da Vinci--helps his procrastinating master finish painting The Last Supper while also trying to find clues to his parentage and pursue his own career as an artist in late fifteenth-century Milan.
394 p. 2006
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Ivy : a Novel Hearn, Julie
Ivy : a Novel
In mid-19th century London, young, mistreated, and destitute Ivy, whose main asset is her beautiful red hair, comes to the attention of an aspiring painter who, with the connivance of Ivy's unsavory family, is determined to make her his model and muse.
355 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Across the Nightingale Floor Hearn, Lian
Across the Nightingale Floor
When Takeo's village is pillaged, he is rescued and adopted by the mysterious Lord Otori Shigeru. Under the tutelage of Shigeru, he learns that he too possesses the skills of the Tribe. And, with this knowledge, he embarks on a journey that will lead him across the famed nightingale floor and to his own unimaginable destiny...
287 p. 2002
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Newes from the Dead : Being a True Story of Anne Green Hanged for Infanticide at Oxford Assizes in 1650 Restored to the World and Died Again 1665 Hooper, Mary
Newes from the Dead : Being a True Story of Anne Green Hanged for Infanticide at Oxford Assizes in 1650 Restored to the World and Died Again 1665
In 1650, a young medical student prepares himself to assist with her dissection, 22-year-old housemaid Anne Green recalls her life as she lies in her coffin, presumed dead after being hanged for supposedly murdering her child.
263 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Resistance Jablonski, Carla
Resistance
World War II is raging across Europe, but life goes on in the small French village where Paul Tessier lives. With his father being held as a prisoner of war by the German army, it's up to Paul to be the man of the house. Paul has more to worry about than just his own family: his best friend, Henri Levy, is Jewish. When Henri's parents vanish, Paul and his sister Marie construct a plan to hide Henri from the Germans. But soon their secret leaks out ... to the Resistance! Now Paul, Marie, and Henri are about to become the Resistance's youngest recruits.
121 p. 2010
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Babylonne Jinks, Catherine
Babylonne
In the violent and predatory world of thirteenth-century Languedoc, Pagan's sixteen-year-old daughter disguises herself as a boy and runs away with a priest who claims to be a friend of her dead father and mother, not knowing whether or not she can trust him, or anyone.
384 p. 2008
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Dragon's Pearl Jordan, Devin
The Dragon's Pearl
Sixteen-year-old Marco Polo, with his best friend Amelio, sets out from Venice, Italy, in 1300 to rescue his father from weird creatures of the Unknown Lands of the East, who are commanded by one whose sinister plans threaten the entire Earth.
341 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Blood Ninja Lake, Nick
Blood Ninja
After his father is murdered and a ninja saves his life, Taro discovers the connection between ninjas and vampires and finds himself being dragged into a bitter conflict between the rival lords ruling Japan.
369 p. 2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Death Cloud Lane, Andy
Death Cloud
In 1868, with his army officer father suddenly posted to India, and his mother mysteriously "unwell," fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes is sent to stay with his eccentric uncle and aunt in their vast house in Hampshire, where he uncovers his first murder and a diabolical villain.
311 p. 2011
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: A Spy in the House Lee, Y. S.
A Spy in the House
Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, 17-year-old orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called the Agency in order to infiltrate a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.
335 p. 2010
Teen Fiction Book
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