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By Allison Rushby -
Early in WWII, facing increasingly devastating bombing, people in Britain were deeply concerned that Hitler was about to invade them and take over ...Read Review
By Anne Nesbet -
Gusta Neubronner, eleven and raised in New York City, is packed off to her grandmother, whom she’s never met, in Springdale, a ...Read Review
By Lila Quintero Weaver -
Lu Olivera was born in Argentina but has grown up in Alabama. In 1970, Lu is in the sixth grade at a newly integrated ...Read Review
By Lisa Jensen -
Before the Beast becomes the Beast, there was the beautiful Jean-Loup, Chevalier de Beaumont. He hunts women and mismanages his household, which bustles ...Read Review
By Shirley Hughes -
Set in 1945, this book reveals the devastation the Blitz has had on Ruby and her neighbours as the city around them is bombed ...Read Review
By P.J. Lynch (illus.) - By Ryan Tubridy -
In June 1963, President John F. Kennedy visited Ireland, where all eight of his great-grandparents had been born. During the four-day trip, JFK was ...Read Review
By Shirley Hughes -
In 1944, Florence, Italy, is under Nazi occupation, and 13-year-old Paolo is the man of the house since his father has disappeared into the ...Read Review
By Shirley Parenteau -
Marcy James lives in a small Oregon town with her father and mother in 1941. Her father runs a museum of foreign gifts and ...Read Review
By Katherine Paterson -
Fifteen-year-old Lora wants an education in the worst way, but her Cuban family has no money to spare, and so they initially refuse ...Read Review
By Andrea Offermann (illus.) - By M.T. Anderson -
This retells, in graphic novel format, a 12th-century Arthurian romance by Chretien de Troyes, the foremost French poet of narrative verse in the ...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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