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By Anne Ylvisaker -
In 1929 Iowa, Ned Button is thrilled when local football hero Lester Ward is tapped to attend the University of Iowa, the first-ever player ...Read Review
By Karen Cushman -
Twelve-year-old Will Sparrow is a boy of the streets. After being abandoned by his mother, abused by his father, and threatened to be ...Read Review
By Andrea Offermann (illus.) - By Kate Milford -
Walker and Bones arrive on Coney Island to subvert both New York City and Brooklyn to their evil purposes. Few places are as ...Read Review
By Frances Hodgson Burnett -
London, 1905. Sara Crewe, heiress to a diamond mine, leaves India and her beloved Papa to go to Miss Minchin’s School for Young ...Read Review
By Sandra Dallas -
In 1863, with the Civil War raging, ten-year-old Emmy Blue and her parents start across the plains toward a new life in Golden, Colorado. ...Read Review
By Michaela Morgan -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultMilitary
This is the true story of Walter Tull (1888-1918), the first professional Black footballer in the UK, who joined the Football Battalion at ...Read Review
By Zetta Elliott -
Genna is a fifteen-year-old in modern-day Brooklyn. She lives with her single-parent, two-job-working mother, her flirty older sister, her drug-selling older brother, and ...Read Review
By Abby Grahame -
It’s England, 1912, and the Darlington family is on the verge of collapse. With rumors of falling finances and scandal lurking in the ...Read Review
By Eve Wiseman -
The Hungarian village of Tisza-Eszlar in 1882 is the setting for this harrowing story of anti-Semitism and blood libel – the ancient lie that Jews ...Read Review
By Philippa Gregory -
First in a series for young adults, Changeling follows Luca, an Italian orphan adopted by the Church, and his investigations into supernatural happenings. ...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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