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Iron Cast

By Destiny Soria - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

This historical urban fantasy is aimed at ages 13 and up. Corinne Wells and Ada Navarra are best friends in Boston, just before Prohibition. ...Read Review

Secrets of the Terra Cotta Soldier

By Vinson Compestine - By Ying Chang Compestine - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

A Chinese officer serving in 200 B.C.E. under Emperor Chu’u yearns for battle, but has long been assigned only to “boring” ...Read Review

The Cure for Dreaming

By Cat Winters - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Cat Winters’ The Cure for Dreaming, set in 1900, tells the story of Olivia Mead, a delightful young girl who, on her 17th birthday, ...Read Review

In the Shadow of Blackbirds

By Cat Winters - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1918 San Diego, the population lives in fear: fear of the deadly Spanish influenza, and fear of the brutal war that is raging ...Read Review

A Soldier’s Secret

By Marissa Moss - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureBiographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Private Frank Thompson of the 2nd Michigan Volunteers is not your typical Civil War infantryman. He is also a battlefield nurse and writes ...Read Review

Shadow on the Mountain

By Margi Preus - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

One of my favorite books as a child was Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan (Dutton, 1942), about brave children resisting the Nazis in Norway ...Read Review

Anxious Hearts

By Tucker Shaw - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

In 1755, newly married Gabriel and Evangeline are separated when British soldiers forcibly remove the Acadians from Canada. Evangeline is told that Gabriel is ...Read Review

Between Two Ends

By David Ward - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Yeats knows that something is deeply wrong with his father, William. He visits his grandmother’s spooky house and inadvertently reunites two pirate-shaped ...Read Review

Heart of a Samurai

By Margi Preus - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Son of a fisherman, 14-year-old Manjiro dreams of being a samurai. But after being rescued from a shipwreck by an American whaling vessel, ...Read Review

Bliss

By Lauren Myracle - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Fourteen-year-old Bliss Inthemorningdew is dropped off at her grandmother’s home in Atlanta, Georgia, so her hippie parents can move to Canada to ...Read Review