History & Historical Fiction

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Fourteen and Older
My Beautiful Hippie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823426034
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 2013

In 1967 San Francisco, Joanne falls for a hippie, but her parents don't approve.


Out of the Easy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399256929
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - February 12th, 2013

In New Orleans in the 1950s, seventeen-year-old Josie is desperate to leave her prostitute mother, get a college education, and make a life outside the French Quarter.

Hideous Love: The Story of the Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061853319
Availability: Special Order
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 1st, 2013

Mary Shelley's teenage romance led her to write the classic gothic tale of a tragic monster.  Told in free verse.


Jerusalem: A Family Portrait Cover Image
By Boaz Yakin, Nick Bertozzi (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781596435759
Availability: Backordered
Published: First Second - April 16th, 2013

Three generations of a family work toward the creation of the Israeli state.


My Mother's Secret: A Novel Based on a True Holocaust Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399168543
Availability: Special Order
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 5th, 2013

At great personal risk, Polish woman hid fourteen Jews and a German soldier in her small house for twenty months during World War II.  Based on a true story.


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Rose Under Fire Cover Image
ISBN: 9781423183099
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 10th, 2013

After escaping from a concentration camp, teenage pilot Rose struggles to process what has happened and vows to tell the world.

Strands of Bronze and Gold Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307975980
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2013

After the death of her father in 1855, seventeen-year-old Sophia is invited to live with her godfather at his Gothic mansion in Mississippi.

Templar Cover Image
By Jordan Mechner, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator), Alex Puvilland (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781596433939
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Published: First Second - July 9th, 2013

In 1307 a few knights escape the persecution and massacre of the Templars by the King of France and search for their legendary treasure.

The War Within These Walls Cover Image
By Aline Sax, Caryl Strzelecki (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802854285
Availability: Backordered
Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2013

When deportations from the Warsaw ghetto begin, Misha joins the Jewish resistance fighting back against the Nazis.

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