Teens from Other Times

Great historical fiction for teens.

A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor
Artist/Author/Cast:
Mazer, Harry
Call Number:
YP F Mazer
Description:

On December 7, 1941, teenaged Adam is caught in the midst of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

After the War
Artist/Author/Cast:
Matas, Carol
Call Number:
YP F Matas
Description:

After her release from a concentration camp, fifteen-year-old Ruth leads a group of children across Europe to Palestine.

Before We Were Free
Artist/Author/Cast:
Alvarez, Julia
Call Number:
YP F Alvarez
Description:

A 12-year-old girl lives under a ruthless dictatorship in the Dominican Republic in 1960.

Black Storm Comin'
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wilson, Diane Lee
Call Number:
YP F Wilson
Description:

Twelve-year-old Colton takes a job with the Pony Express in 1860 after his father disappears.

Blue Flame
Artist/Author/Cast:
Grant, K. M.; Grant, K.
Call Number:
F Grant
Description:

Two 13th-century teens, divided by religion and class, find support from Parsifal, who guards a much-sought religious relic.

Catch a Tiger By the Toe
Artist/Author/Cast:
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Call Number:
YP F Levine
Description:

Twelve-year-old Jamie keeps a terrible secret about her family in this novel set during the McCarthy era.

Dante`s Daughter
Artist/Author/Cast:
Heuston, Kimberley B.
Call Number:
YP F Heuston
Description:

A fictionalized account of the life of Dante Alighieri's daughter, Antonia, in the decades preceding the Italian Renaissance.

Hattie Big Sky
Artist/Author/Cast:
Larson, Kirby
Call Number:
YP F Larson
Description:

Alone in the world, teen-aged Hattie is driven to prove up on her uncle's homesteading claim.

Jason`s Gold
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hobbs, William; Hobbs, Will
Call Number:
YP F Hobbs
Description:

Fifteen-year-old Jason embarks on a 10,000 mile journey to strike it rich during the Gold Rush.

Listening for Lions
Artist/Author/Cast:
Whelan, Gloria
Call Number:
JF Whelan
Description:

After her parents die in an influenza epidemic in British East Africa in 1918, Rachel finds her life totally changed.

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