Teens from Other Times
Great historical fiction for teens.
On December 7, 1941, teenaged Adam is caught in the midst of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
After her release from a concentration camp, fifteen-year-old Ruth leads a group of children across Europe to Palestine.
A 12-year-old girl lives under a ruthless dictatorship in the Dominican Republic in 1960.
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.
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.
Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim.
Fifteen-year-old Jason embarks on a 10,000 mile journey to strike it rich during the Gold Rush.
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.
With their father often away, the children of Patrick Henry must cope with the care of their mentally ill mother.
Sixteen-year-old Pagan is squire to Lord Roland, a Templar knight, as Saladin's armies close in on Jerusalem.
A black family living in the South during the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination.
A young Quaker man chooses to be a conscientious objector during World War II, despite ridicule and slander.
Anti-war protester Sarah, her brother Dan, and best friend Will are three teens living during the 1960s.
Based on a true story, this is the tale of a Saxon princess in 9th-century Britain.
Phoebe is thrown headlong into the turmoil of war after her cousin is hanged for being a British spy.
In 1892, a nine-year-old Jewish boy from Naples arrives in New York penniless and alone.