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By Wendy Lawton -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultInspirational
Part of the publisher’s Daughters of the Faith series, Almost Home is the story of 13-year-old Mary Chilton, one of the 102 souls ...Read Review
By Kathleen Ernst -
(1) Twelve-year-old Elspeth Monro has come to North Carolina Colony from Scotland with her grandparents, Angus and Morag MacKinnon. Raised on tales of the ...Read Review
By Jerry Spinelli -
Newbery-winning author Jerry Spinelli weaves us a powerful tale of an eight-year old orphan in 1939 Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Some call him Jew. Some call ...Read Review
By Anne McCaffrey -
This new edition of McCaffrey’s foray into the Arthurian legend is the latest in Del Rey’s Imagine series for younger readers, ...Read Review
By Mary Peace Finley -
Leaving her home in Taos, Mexico, to join a wagon train in search of her brother, Meadow Lark’s resourceful 1845 heroine is thirteen-year-old ...Read Review
By Laurent Gaudé - By trans. David Herman -
This story of bizarre family relations purports to be set in an African kingdom, but the story reads more like medieval myth. King ...Read Review
By Eileen Kernaghan -
Elements from the Finnish epic Kalevala and Saami shamanism combine with Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale in this charming novel by Canadian ...Read Review
By Joe Martin -
It is 1956 in this coming-of-age story, and Bo Fisher, a white preacher’s kid, begins an idyllic summer with his best friend Pollo, ...Read Review
By Sheri Cobb South -
The Cobra and the Lily takes the reader to ancient Egypt just prior to the Biblical Exodus of the Hebrews led by Moses. ...Read Review
By Glbert Morris -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultSaga
Prolific writer Gilbert Morris (House of Winslow series and more) has turned his talents to chronicling the multigenerational saga of Jesus Christ’s ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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