Children & Young Adults Fiction - Historical

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The Book Thief

Markus Zusak

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that will be in movie theaters on November 15, 2013, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding i...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2013

War Horse - Audio

Michael Morpurgo

In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the b...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2010

The Button War: A Tale of the Great W...

Avi

Renowned, award-winning author Avi pens a stark, unflinching tale of ordinary boys living in wartime as tensions — and desperations — mount among them.Twelve-year-old Patryk knows little of the world beyond his tiny Polish village...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2018

Kingdom's Dawn (Kingdom)

Chuck Black

Sixteen-year-old Leinad thought he was a common farmer's son, nothing more. He wondered why his father had trained him for years to master the sword—not exactly a tool of the trade for farmers—but one tragic event initiates a worl...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2008

Kingdom's Hope (Kingdom)

Chuck Black

Good and evil clash. Leinad and Cedric are determined to not only survive, but claim hope and victory! In Kingdom's Dawn, Leinad and Tess, along with all the king's people, must escape slavery by the powerful Lord Fairos. Kingdom's Ho...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2008

Fools' Gold (Order of Darkness)

Philippa Gregory

All that glitters may well be gold in the third book in the Order of Darkness quartet filled with intrigue, mystery, and romance, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory.Tasked to expose a coin counterfeiting scheme...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2014

Countdown

Deborah Wiles

It's 1962, and it seems everyone is living in fear. Twelve-year-old Franny Chapman lives with her family in Washington, DC, during the days surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis. Amidst the pervasive threat of nuclear war, Franny must ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2011

Eleanor & Park

Rainbow Rowell

Bono met his wife in high school, Park says.So did Jerry Lee Lewis, Eleanor answers.I'm not kidding, he says.You should be, she says, we're 16.What about Romeo and Juliet?Shallow, confused, then dead.I love you, Park says.Wherefore ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2013

Number the Stars

Lois Lowry

The evacuation of Jews from Nazi-held Denmark is one of the great untold stories of World War II. On September 29, 1943, word got out in Denmark that Jews were to be detained and then sent to the death camps. Within hours the Danish r...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2004

Moon Over Manifest

Clare Vanderpool

The movement of the train rocked me like a lullaby. I closed my eyes to the dusty countryside and imagined the sign I'd seen only in Gideon's stories: Manifest—A Town with a rich past and a bright future. Abilene Tucker feels aband...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2011

Magic Tree House #41: Moonlight on th...

Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie head to 18th-century Austria, where they must find and help a musician by the name of Mozart. Decked out in the craziest outfits they've ever worn—including a wig for Jack and a giant hoopskirt for Annie!—the two si...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2009

Magic Tree House #42: A Good Night fo...

Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie are on their second mission to find—and inspire—artists to bring happiness to millions. After traveling to New Orleans, Jack and Annie come head to head with some real ghosts, as well as discover the world of jazz w...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2009

Tamar Audio of Espionage, Passion, an...

Mal Peet

'It takes a disciplined author to hide secrets within secrets. . . . And it takes ambition to apply such intricate storytelling to a sweeping plot.' — The NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWWhen her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box con...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2008

The 39 Clues: Beyond the Grave - Audi...

Jude Watson

A Clue found in Book 3 sends Amy and Dan jetting off to find out just what's behind the fierce rivalry between the Tomas and Ekaterina branches of the Cahill family. Was a Clue stolen from the Tomas branch? Where is it now? And most i...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2009

Woods Runner

Gary Paulsen

Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun near Bo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2010

The Fences Between Us - Audio (Dear A...

Kirby Larson

With this sweeping tale of life on the homefront during World War II, Newbery honor author Kirby Larson brings her incredible talent to the Dear America series. When Pearl Harbor is bombed, America finds itself unable to ignore the wa...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2010

Christy Collection Books 7-9: The Pri...

Catherine Marshall

IThe Princess Club: When Ruby Mae, Bessie, and Clara discover gold in Dead Man's Creek, they form an exclusive group, "The Princess Club." Christy watches in dismay as Cutter Gap is torn apart by greed and envy. Can she find...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2010

The Perilous Road

William O. Steele

Fourteen-year-old Chris, bitterly hating the Yankees for invading his Tennessee mountain home, learns a difficult lesson about the waste of war and the meaning of tolerance and courage when he reports the approach of a Yankee supply t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2005

A Northern Light

Jennifer Donnelly

All of Mattie Lyon's hopes and dreams are riding on her summer job at the Glennmore Hotel. She'll make enough money to go to college in the fall. She'll prove to her father that she is responsible. She'll learn how to survive in the s...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2010

Titanic #3: S.O.S

Gordon Korman

The Titanic was supposed to be unsinkable - the largest passenger steamship in the world, one of the biggest and most luxurious ships ever to operate. For Paddy, Sophie, Juliana, and Alfie, the Titanic is full of mysteries - whethe...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Forge (Chains Series)

Laurie Halse Anderson

The young soldiers at Valley Forge are suffering from hunger, cold, and the threat of the British army. Their newly forged bonds of friendship might be enough to help them survive. But the chains of Curzon's past threaten to shackle h...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2012

Midnight Magic - Audio

Avi

On a stormy night in the Kingdom of Pergamontio, an insistent knocking brings Fabrizio, the servant boy, to the door. Outside stands a solider summoning Fabrizio's master, Mangus the Magician, to the king's castle. Because Mangus ha...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2010

The Man Who Was Poe

Avi

The Old City Lay Dark And Cold...It is night. And Edmund is alone. His mother is gone. His aunt, who went in search of her, is dead. His sister has disappeared. Edmund has no one. Except for a stranger of the night.A dark, mysterious ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2009

Sir Rowan and the Camerian Conquest (...

Chuck Black

A knight left for dead. A country on the verge of ruin. And an evil lord rising to conquer. Sir Rowan is the most decorated tournament knight in Cameria, but when he is attacked and left for dead, his world collapses. Betrayed and lin...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2010

Jefferson's Sons

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

The untold story of Thomas Jefferson's slave childrenBeverly, Harriet, Madison, and Eston are Thomas Jefferson's children by one of his slaves, Sally Hemings, and while they do get special treatment - better work, better shoes, even v...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

The Legend of the Wandering King

Laura Gallego Garcia

The most dangerous magical object in the history of the world waits quietly in the treasury of a decaying Arabian palace. It knows your name and home and history and fate: it knows the past and future of the entire human race. It is a...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2005

A Slip of a Girl

Patricia Reilly Giff

For Anna, the family farm has always been home... but now things are changing. Anna's mother has died, and her older siblings have emigrated, leaving Anna and her father to care for a young sister with special needs. And even though t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2019

Nory Ryan's Song

Patricia Reilly Giff

Life is hard for poor Irish potato farmers, but 12-year-old Nory Ryan and her family have always scraped by... until one morning, Nory wakes to the foul, rotting smell of diseased potatoes dying in the fields. And just like that, a...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2008

Newes from the Dead

Mary Hooper

Anne Green can't move a muscle, can't open her eyes, can't scream. She lies paralyzed in absolute darkness, terrified by her final memory – being hanged. Is she in purgatory? Hell? Was she buried alive? An innocent woman caught up i...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2009

A Million Shades of Gray

Cynthia Kadohata

Tin is known throughout his Vietnam village as being brave, possessing the calm and courage needed to expertly train wild elephants. But when American troops-who Tin's tribe, the Dega, have been helping-pull out of the Vietnam War and...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2010
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