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By Heather Camlot - By Sophie Casson (illus.) -
Captain Alfred Dreyfus, wrongly accused of treason by the French government in 1894, was imprisoned on Devil’s Island, off the South American coast. ...Read Review
By Amanda West Lewis -
Twelve-year-old Miranda Billie Taylor, known as Missy, lives in Manhattan’s East Village in 1963 with her photojournalist and jazz-drumming father and aspiring artist ...Read Review
By Edeet Ravel -
On the Russian front in 1941, a twelve-year-old boy dreams of having adventures with his best friend. Natt Silver and his mother are crammed ...Read Review
By Dennis Abrams -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
Abrams, author of numerous biographies and nonfiction books for young readers, has created a detailed guide to Shakespeare’s world and theater in ...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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