Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: Historical Fiction

List: Notable Novels

Avi,

Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his...

Choldenko, Gennifer,

A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were h...

Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957- author.

Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah...

Cushman, Karen.

The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the...

Cushman, Karen.

In 1599 England, twelve-year-old lying, thieving Will Sparrow runs away, meets many colorful charact...

Dumas, Firoozeh, author.

"Eleven-year-old Zomorod, originally from Iran, tells her story of growing up Iranian in Southe...

Flores-Galbis, Enrique.

When unrest hits the streets of Havana, Cuba, Julian's parents must make the heartbreaking deci...

Frost, Helen, 1949-

Twelve-year-olds Anikwa, of the Miami village of Kekionga, and James, of the trading post outside Fo...

Gantos, Jack.

In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962...

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

In 1927, at the urging of twenty-one-year-old Harriet, Mrs. Livingston reluctantly recalls her exper...

Holm, Jennifer L.

As she turns twelve during the summer of 1953, Penny gains new insights into herself and her family ...

MacColl, Michaela.

Recently orphaned and destitute, seventeen-year-old Liza Hastings earns a position as a lady's ...

Levine, Kristin

In Moundville, Alabama, in 1917, twelve-year-old Dit hopes the new postmaster will have a son his ag...

Levine, Kristin (Kristin Sims), 1974-

In a small town near Chicago in 1953, twelve-year-old Tommy faces escalating problems at home, among...

Paterson, Katherine, author.

Katherine Paterson is back - A new novel from the author of Bridge to Terabithia - based on a comple...

Preus, Margi.

In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions...

Ritter, John H.,

In 1881, the scrappy, rough-and-tumble baseball team in a California mining town enlists the help of...

Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophe...

Schlitz, Laura Amy.

Maud Flynn is "plain, clever, and bad," so it comes as a surprise when she's plucked ...

Sovern, Megan Jean, author.

Eleven-year-old Maggie Mayfield is an A-plus student with big plans for herself, but at this moment ...

Lai, Thanhha.

Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mot...

Wiles, Deborah.

"Franny Chapman just wants some peace. But that's hard to get when her best friend is feud...

Wright, Barbara,

In 1898, Moses Thomas's summer vacation does not go exactly as planned as he contends with fami...

Yelchin, Eugene.

In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communis...