Teens from Other Times

Great historical fiction for teens.

My Name is Not Angelica
Artist/Author/Cast:
O'Dell, Scott
Call Number:
YP F O'Dell
Description:

A young Senegalese slave girl on the island of St. John participates in the slave revolt of 1733-1734.

Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry`s Family
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rinaldi, Ann
Call Number:
YP F Rinaldi
Description:

With their father often away, the children of Patrick Henry must cope with the care of their mentally ill mother.

Pagan`s Crusade
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jinks, Catherine
Call Number:
YP F Jinks
Description:

Sixteen-year-old Pagan is squire to Lord Roland, a Templar knight, as Saladin's armies close in on Jerusalem.

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Artist/Author/Cast:
Taylor, Mildred D.; Pinkney, Jerry (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF/YP F Taylor
Description:

A black family living in the South during the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination.

Slap Your Sides
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kerr, M. E.
Call Number:
YP F Kerr
Description:

A young Quaker man chooses to be a conscientious objector during World War II, despite ridicule and slander.

The Best of Friends
Call Number:
YP F Rostkowski
Description:

Anti-war protester Sarah, her brother Dan, and best friend Will are three teens living during the 1960s.

The Edge on the Sword
Artist/Author/Cast:
Tingle, Rebecca
Call Number:
YP F Tingle
Description:

Based on a true story, this is the tale of a Saxon princess in 9th-century Britain.

The Hollow Tree
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lunn, Janet
Call Number:
YP F Lunn
Description:

Phoebe is thrown headlong into the turmoil of war after her cousin is hanged for being a British spy.

The King of Mulberry Street
Artist/Author/Cast:
Napoli, Donna Jo
Call Number:
YP F Napoli
Description:

In 1892, a nine-year-old Jewish boy from Naples arrives in New York penniless and alone.

The King`s Shadow
Artist/Author/Cast:
Alder, Elizabeth
Call Number:
YP F Alder
Description:

After he has his tongue cut out, Evyn is sold as a slave and eventually serves England's last Saxon king.

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