Teens from Other Times

Great historical fiction for teens.

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sáenz, Benjamin Alire; Brabant, Mark (Cover Design by)
Call Number:
YP F Saenz
Description:

Two boys, one angry and one gentle, discover one another and learn that to love each other, they must love themselves first.

Audacity
Artist/Author/Cast:
Crowder, Melanie; Mack, Jeff
Call Number:
YP F Crowder
Description:

Inspired by real events, a young woman is devoted to equal rights for all women when they were still considered property.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Rostkowski, Margaret I.
Call Number:
YP F Rostkowski
Description:

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

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.

Burn Baby Burn
Artist/Author/Cast:
Medina, Meg
Call Number:
HS F Medina
Description:

Amidst a heatwave, family drama, and a serial killer, New Yorker Nora learns to face her fears while the world around her implodes.

Catch a Tiger By the Toe
Artist/Author/Cast:
Levine, Ellen
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.

Code Talker
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bruchac, Joseph
Call Number:
HS F Bruchac
Description:

Sixteen-year-old Navajo Ned Begay risks his life by becoming a code talker to help turn the tide of World War II.

Fever, 1793
Artist/Author/Cast:
Anderson, Laurie Halse; Earley, Lori (Illustrator)
Call Number:
YP F Anderson
Description:

Mattie's safe life is turned upside down by the horrors of yellow fever. 

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

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

The Hired Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schlitz, Laura Amy
Call Number:
YP F Schlitz
Description:

During the summer of 1911, Joan pours her heart into her diary as dreams of a new, better life beyond rural Pennsylvania.

If I Ever Get Out of Here
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gansworth, Eric L.
Call Number:
HS F Gansworth
Description:

Bonding over the Beatles, two teens from different worlds forge a friendship that transcends race and culture during the politically troubled 70s.

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.

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.

A Mad Wicked Folly
Artist/Author/Cast:
Waller, Sharon Biggs
Call Number:
HS F Waller
Description:

Young, wealthy Victoria is expected to marry an equally rich man, but what she wants most is to be an artist.

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.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Vanderpool, Clare
Call Number:
YP F Vanderpool
Description:

Jack and Early embark on an incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail full of peculiar and dangerous characters.

Outrun the Moon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lee, Stacey
Call Number:
YP F Lee
Description:

A Chinese teen gains admittance into a fancy white school where she pursues her dreams, until the historic earthquake of 1906.

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano
Artist/Author/Cast:
Manzano, Sonia
Call Number:
YP F Manzano
Description:

A Puerto Rican teen finds herself in the midst of a fiery protest during a turbulent time in 1960s America.

The River Between Us
Artist/Author/Cast:
Peck, Richard
Call Number:
YP F Peck
Description:

During the early days of the Civil War, the Pruitt family takes in two mysterious young ladies from the South.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Wein, Elizabeth
Call Number:
HS F Wein
Description:

When pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis, she is sent to an infamous concentration camp.

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