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By John Smelcer -
In June 1942, 14-year-old Kiska Baranoff leads a peaceful life with her family on one of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. They live a ...Read Review
By Tim Champlin -
Thirteen-year-old Zane Rasmussen falls into a coma and wakes up in 1849 in the Missouri of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Zane is quickly ...Read Review
By Steve Watkins -
Fishing off the North Carolina coast is routine for twelve-year-old Colton, until a surfacing U-boat destroys their craft and severely injures his older ...Read Review
By Bibi Belford -
In this novel set during 1919 on the South Side of Chicago, times are hard when returning veterans vie for jobs and housing with ...Read Review
By Susanna Lancaster -
Life is difficult during the Great Depression, and when 14-year-old Caroline’s father leaves to find work and promises everything will be all ...Read Review
By Jonathan F. Putnam -
In 1837, a young Abraham Lincoln rides the circuit to dispense justice to remote areas of Illinois while his friend and roommate, Joshua Speed, ...Read Review
By Michael P. Spradlin -
Written for readers ages twelve and up, Prisoner of War is the harrowing story of 15-year-old Henry Forrest, who lies about his age ...Read Review
By David Mellon -
Adi, the 15-year-old daughter of a British father and Indian mother, escorts her twin 10-year-old half-brothers to the home of their British grandmother ...Read Review
By Gwen Cole -
Kale Jackson is a high school dropout, a disappointment to his father, and an annoyance to his older brother. Kale is also a ...Read Review
By Laurie Halse Anderson -
This story, third in the Seeds of America series, picks up in June 1781 with escaped slaves Isabel and Curzon in South Carolina. It ...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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