Teens from Other Times
Great historical fiction for teens.
Peter, adopted from a Warsaw orphanage by a powerful Nazi family, disagrees with their support of Hitler's regime.
A twelve-year-old girl lives under a ruthless dictatorship in the Dominican Republic in 1960.
Anti-war protester Sarah, her brother Dan, and best friend Will are three teens living during the 1960s.
Twelve-year-old Colton takes a job with the Pony Express in 1860 after his father disappears.
Two 13th-century teens, divided by religion and class, find support from Parsifal, who guards a much-sought religious relic.
On December 7, 1941, teenaged Adam is caught in the midst of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Twelve-year-old Jamie keeps a terrible secret about her family in this novel set during the McCarthy era.
A fictionalized account of the life of Dante Alighieri's daughter, Antonia, in the decades preceding the Italian Renaissance.
Based on a true story, this is the tale of a Saxon princess in 9th-century Britain.
Mattie's safe life is turned upside down by the horrors of yellow fever.
Alone in the world, teenaged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim.
Fifteen-year-old Jason embarks on a journey to strike it rich during the Gold Rush.
In 1892, a nine-year-old Jewish boy from Naples arrives in New York penniless and alone.
After her parents die in an influenza epidemic in British East Africa in 1918, Rachel finds her life totally changed.
A young Senegalese slave girl on the island of St. John participates in the slave revolt of 1733-1734.
Sixteen-year-old Pagan is squire to Lord Roland, a Templar knight, as Saladin's armies close in on Jerusalem.
With no other option in fifteenth-century Italy, Giulia joins a convent, where she becomes an artist's apprentice.
During the early days of the Civil War, the Pruitt family takes in two mysterious young ladies from the South.
A black family living in the South during the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination.