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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Randall Platt -
At the dawn of WWII, a Jewish girl-of-the-streets, Arab, determines she will survive the Nazi occupation. Her motto is, “take care of number ...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 Tanya Landman -
In 4th-century Roman Britain, 15-year-old Cassia is a slave in the household of Titus Cornelius Festus. After he tries to rape her, Cassia ...Read Review
By Marianne Kaurin -
Ilse Stern has a teenage crush on Herman Rød, but he has just stood her up. Although she doesn’t know it ...Read Review
By Kiran Millwood Hargrave -
1902, Culion Island, the Philippines, once a leper colony. When twelve-year-old Ami, whose mother has leprosy, learns that a new Government ruling has decided ...Read Review
By Alan Gratz -
Germany, 1938. Josef’s father is arrested for being Jewish and practicing law. After six months at a concentration camp, he is released on ...Read Review
By Cary Fagan -
Eleven-year-old Norman is growing up in a working-class family in Toronto in 1965. His two older brothers seem to be rehearsing for life as ...Read Review
By Terry Deary -
York, 7th century A.D. Young Aldith is only five when the plague comes. Her father is a tanner, who turns animal skins ...Read Review
10th century, Maidstone, Kent. This tale is based on a true story of a starving shepherd boy, Edward Medway, who, one winter, cut ...Read Review
Books by Terry Deary are always popular for younger children, and this is one of his new Saxon Tales. The King who Threw ...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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