Children/Young Adult

Ransom’s Mark: A Story Based on the Life of the Pioneer Olive Oatman

By Wendy Lawton - Published 2003

Genres:

Children/Young AdultInspirational

This moving story recounts the captivity narrative of Olive Oatman, a thirteen-year-old pioneer who struck out with her family to reach California in ...Read Review

Beware, Princess Elizabeth

By Carolyn Meyer - Published 2001Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

In this installment of the “Young Royals” series, Carolyn Meyer has penned a breezy account of the early years in the life of ...Read Review

Doomed Queen Anne

By Carolyn Meyer - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

In this installment of the “Young Royals” series, Carolyn Meyers weaves a riveting morality tale around the life of Anne Boleyn. From her ...Read Review

Mary, Bloody Mary

By Carolyn Meyer - Published 1999Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This story gives voice to Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VIII, as a young adult. Mary begins by expressing her anger at being ...Read Review

Patience, Princess Catherine

By Carolyn Meyer - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Carolyn Meyer continues her Young Royals series with this novel about Catherine of Aragon, who became the beloved, and then unwanted, wife of ...Read Review

The Fifth of March: A Story of the Boston Massacre

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

The Fifth of March is essentially a pre-Revolutionary War tale about the value of forming our own choices and the uncertainty that accompanies ...Read Review

Finishing Becca

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

One of the best features of this young adult novel is the fine descriptive contrast of poor and wealthy in its American Revolution ...Read Review

January 1905

By Katharine Boling - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The tales of pre-teen twin sisters Pauline and Arlene change off, chapter by chapter, in this novel geared for readers ten and older. ...Read Review

Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry’s Family

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This young adult novel is based on Patrick Henry’s family and set between 1771 and 1778. Rather than focusing on this founding father’s ...Read Review

The Truth About Sparrows

By Marian Hale - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Sadie’s life in Missouri suits her just fine, but the family cannot survive in the drought-plagued land. Daddy decides they will be ...Read Review