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By Veera Hiranandani -
India/Pakistan, 1947. For her twelfth birthday, Nisha receives a diary. She decides to write in it every night, summarizing her day for her ...Read Review
By Marlowe Benn -
1924, Manhattan. On her 25th birthday, Julia Kydd will finally be in control of her inheritance. She travels from London to New York to ...Read Review
By Susanne Dunlap -
In the 13th century, Azalaïs and Azemar live as orphans in the forests of what is now southern France. When angry men ...Read Review
By Ann H. Gabhart -
1849. To avoid a cholera epidemic, Darcie and her husband take refuge in the Shaker village of Harmony Hill in rural Kentucky. But before ...Read Review
By Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch -
At the beginning of this story, nine-year-old Lida is separated from her younger sister and taken to a Nazi work camp. Lida lies ...Read Review
By Robert Burleigh -
A young boy takes the Dreyfus Hudson locomotive, the night train, in the 1930s or 40s. Sometime during the night the boy falls ...Read Review
By Kristy Cambron -
Castle on the Rise follows three women in Ireland in different time periods. In 1797, Maeve, from English Protestant land-owning nobility, discovers an injured ...Read Review
By Jane Yolen -
To avoid stuttering, Chaim Abromowitz rarely speaks more than five words at a time, and those only twice a day. As young children ...Read Review
By Yona Zeldis McDonough -
While listening to the radio, twelve-year-old Aiden and his friend, Sally, hear the British government ask civilians to bring their boats to Dunkirk ...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
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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