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I, Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott

by Shelia P. Moses & Bonnie Christensen Margaret K. McElderry Books (May 11, 2010)

Born into slavery in Virginia in the late 1700s, Dred Scott had little to look forward to in life. But he was fortunate in two ways: His first owner was fairly kind to him, and he grew up with his owner's children,...


Stella by Starlight

by Sharon M. Draper Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 06, 2015)

When the Ku Klux Klan’s unwelcome reappearance rattles Stella’s segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this New York Times bestselling Depression-era “novel that soars” (The New York...


Harriet Tubman

by Kathleen Kudlinski & Robert Brown Aladdin (January 06, 2015)

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily...


Sacagawea

by Flora Warren Seymour & Robert Doremus Aladdin (December 30, 2014)

Learn about the childhood of Sacagawea, one of the first female all-stars in American history—and honored in US currency on the dollar coin.

Sacagawea was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and...


Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Dharathula H. Millender & Al Fiorentino Aladdin (December 30, 2014)

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily...


Rosa Parks

by Kathleen Kudlinski & Meryl Henderson Aladdin (December 30, 2014)

Learn about the childhood of Rosa Parks, who grew up to be a legendary Civil Rights activist and an all-star in American history.

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama....


The Time of the Clockmaker

by Anna Caltabiano Katherine Tegen Books (December 08, 2015)

The Time of the Clockmaker, the sequel to The Seventh Miss Hatfield, is set in the lush court of Henry VIII and continues Rebecca's romantic and action-packed time-traveling adventures. With an epic romance...


The Seventh Miss Hatfield

by Anna Caltabiano Katherine Tegen Books (August 11, 2015)

Romantic and action packed, The Seventh Miss Hatfield is a 300-page novel about a young girl with the ability to travel through time—and the secret she must protect. With an epic romance that cannot be stopped...


Seven Wanderers 2-Book Bundle: Lives of Magic / Lives of Kings

by Lucy Leiderman Dundurn (September 26, 2014)

Seventeen-year-old Gwen discovers that she is the reincarnation of an ancient Celtic warrior and magician. She must reacquire her powers and memories to take on in the modern world three of her deadliest enemies...


Bo at Iditarod Creek

by Kirkpatrick Hill & Leuyen Pham Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (December 09, 2014)

Ever since five-year-old Bo can remember, she and her papas have lived in the little Alaskan mining town of Ballard Creek. Now the family must move upriver to Iditarod Creek for work at a new mine, and Bo is...


The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen

by Geraldine McCaughrean HarperCollins (May 17, 2011)

Ever since the magnificent Miss Loucien gave up teaching to join the Bright Lights Theater Company, school days have lacked a certain . . . drama . . . especially for Cissy, who longs for a life in show business,...


The Berlin Boxing Club

by Robert Sharenow HarperTeen (May 17, 2011)

Sydney Taylor Award-winning novel Berlin Boxing Club is loosely inspired by the true story of boxer Max Schmeling's experiences following Kristallnacht. Publishers Weekly called it "a masterful historical novel"...


Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill

by Maud Hart Lovelace & Lois Lenski HarperCollins (May 17, 2011)

Betsy, Tacy, and Tib can't wait to be ten. After all, getting two numbers in your age is the beginning of growing up—exciting things are bound to happen. And they do! The girls fall in love with the King of...


Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown

by Maud Hart Lovelace & Lois Lenski HarperCollins (May 24, 2011)

Betsy, Tacy, and Tib are twelve—old enough to do lots of things...even go downtown on their own. There they see their first horseless carriage, discover the joys of the public library, and see a real play...


Lives of Kings

by Lucy Leiderman Dundurn (November 22, 2014)

After fighting to keep her magic powers and recover the memories of her past life in Britannia, Gwen now must race against time to reunite her friends and stop three ancient magicians from tearing the world...


Spymaster

by Deborah Chancellor Bloomsbury Publishing (October 09, 2014)

Working in the dark shadows of Elizabeth I's glory, the spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham protects his queen with plots, entrapment and torture. When Kit is forced into Walsingham's service, he is horrified at...


Cursing Columbus

by Eve Tal Cinco Puntos Press (October 01, 2009)

The dream was always the same: I was back in Russia. My family was sitting around the Sabbath table: Mama, Papa, baby Hannah and my brothers Lemmel and Shloyme. I was telling a story about America—there were...


Bone Deep: A Peggy Henderson Adventure

by Gina McMurchy-Barber Dundurn (October 29, 2014)

A two-hundred-year-old sunken ship is discovered off the northern tip of Vancouver Island and budding archaeologist Peggy Henderson manages to secure a place on this archaeological expedition. The trip teachers...


The Watcher

by Joan Hiatt Harlow Margaret K. McElderry Books (November 04, 2014)

After Wendy is kidnapped, the only way she can survive World War II Germany is with the help of a special dog and the family she never knew she had in this historically accurate, standalone companion to Shadows...


The Grasshopper's Run

by Siddhartha Sarma Bloomsbury Publishing (May 03, 2011)

Just as the invasion begins, an ambitious and vicious Japanese officer orders the massacre of a village of the Ao Naga tribe. Among those killed is Uti, grandson of the eldest Ao chief.

Gojen is his best friend,...


The Great Big Big George Book of Stories

by Eric Pringle & Colin Paine Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2011)

'This book is about England's very first visitor from Outer Space . . .'

When Big George crash-lands into the middle of a medieval forest, he is completely out of his depth . . . until he makes friends with Tilly...


Iggy the Urk: BOOOM!

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2011)

Old Grumbly, a massive volcano that looms over the Urk valley, has begun to rumble and many Urks fear The End of the World is nigh. They agree that the only way to avoid catastrophe is for someone to climb the...


Euuugh! Eyeball Stew!

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (April 04, 2011)

Iggy discovers a young member of the Henna tribe lost in the jungle (Henna, so-named for their fiery red hair and penchant for covering their faces in mud). The girl is wearing some rare and precious firestones,...


Wolf Blood

by N.M. Browne Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2011)

A Celtic warrior girl is held captive and enslaved by a rival tribe. When fever takes her only friend she knows she must escape, but she runs straight into the path of two Roman foot soldiers. Thinking they...


Poppy

by Mary Hooper Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Poppy is young, beautiful and clever Â? and working as a parlourmaid in the de Vere family's country house. Society, it seems, has already carved out her destiny.

But Poppy's life is about to be thrown dramatically...


Red Shadow

by Paul Dowswell Bloomsbury Publishing (May 08, 2014)

Russia, 1940. Fifteen-year-old Misha's life is about to transform when his father is offered a job in Stalin's inner circle. They move into a luxurious apartment in the Kremlin, but doubts about the glorious...


The Book of the Sword

by A.J. Lake Bloomsbury Publishing (December 06, 2012)

Snatched by a dragon at the end of book one, Edmund and Elspeth awake to find themselves soaring over the frozen wastes of the Snowlands, hundreds of miles from home.

Escaping the dragon's clutches, they are...


The Ghost of the Trenches and other stories

by Helen Watts & Taffy Thomas Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

As the Great War raged, and in its aftermath, people created hundreds of legends and stories round it, to speak of the sadness, the heroism, the deaths. Author Helen Watts and storyteller Taffy Thomas bring...


War Games

by James Riordan Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

It's Christmas Eve, 1914, and there's a war on. British and German

soldiers sit in the muddy trenches either side of No Man's Land, as

deadly enemies. Suddenly, a strange sound fills the air. A German voice

is...


Boy King

by David Belbin Bloomsbury Publishing (October 01, 2013)

Young Edward VI is crowned king upon the death of his father, Henry VIII - but he is only nine years old. How can he fight his way through the treacherous adult world to claim the sovereignty he is entitled...


Soldier's Son

by Garry Kilworth & Ann Kilworth Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

This is a fast-paced action story of a young boy's experience in the battlefields of the Crimea. The tale supports the Victorian Britain study of Key Stage 2 History.


Knights' Tales: The Knight of Sticks and Straw

by Terry Deary & Helen Flook Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2009)

Cristina is just a frightened servant girl who works in the palace.

Until, that is, she gets tangled up in a cunning plot. She will be

crucial in the success of the great knight El Cid's last battle and the

safety...


The War Game

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. Flanders, 1914. The German and British soldiers in the trenches make an unofficial Christmas...


The Pigeon Spy

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. Flanders 1918. The extraordinary true story of a pigeon who saved nearly 200 lives. A troop...


Knights' Tales: The Knight of Spurs and Spirits

by Terry Deary & Helen Flook Bloomsbury Publishing (July 01, 2010)

The violent and cruel Sir Robert Hylton terrorises his servants in

grand Hylton Castle. Whilst they suffer from cold, hunger and his

temper, Sir Robert drinks wine and sits by the fire. When his violence

goes one...


Knights' Tales: The Knight of Silk and Steel

by Terry Deary & Helen Flook Bloomsbury Publishing (July 01, 2010)

The locals all fall off their tavern stools with surprise when a

strange figure arrives to the village. He says he is a knight, and he

does have a magnificent horse and a gleaming silver sword. But he is

wearing......


The Skull

by Christian Darkin Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

It seemed as though a dragon, for it could be nothing else, had reared out of the ground in the night . . . and then been turned to stone by the first rays of the dawn sun.

Starting with the living beast, the...


My Brother's Keeper

by Tony Bradman & Tom Bradman Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

A novel of the First World War. Alfie signs up for the army aged just 15, carried away by patriotic fervour at the start of the Great War. But life in the trenches is very far from his dreams of glory. It's...


World War 1 Tales: The Bomber Balloon

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2013)

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. November 1916 - the war on the Home Front.

Millie is being told off for breaching the blackout...


The Last Flight

by Terry Deary Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2013)

Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. France 1917 - the war in the air. An air observer is shot down behind enemy lines and meets...


Rush Revere and the American Revolution: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans

by Rush Limbaugh & Kathryn Adams Limbaugh Threshold Editions (October 28, 2014)

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN—AND RUSH REVERE, LIBERTY THE HORSE, AND THE TIME-TRAVELING CREW ARE READY TO RIDE INTO THE ACTION!

Join us on this incredible time-travel adventure!

Liberty, my wisecracking...


Just a Little Later With Eevo and Sim

by Henry Shykoff, Marilyn Mets & Peter Ledwon Dundurn (November 04, 2001)

A sequel to Once Upon a Time Long, Long Ago. Eevo and Sim embark on a difficult journey to the Great River, encountering dangers and making discoveries along the way.


Picturing Alyssa

by Alison Lohans Dundurn (August 05, 2011)

Every time Alyssa looks at an old family portrait, she lands on an Iowa farm in 1931. The past is nothing like Alyssas unhappy life, and Alyssa finds herself wanting to live on the farm with her new friend,...


The Freelancer

by Brenda Hasse & Alison Hatter Brenda Hasse (October 18, 2014)

It has been more than a decade since he ran away from his abusive father and turned his back on Wildenham, the kingdom he was to inherit. Now over a score in age, Lord William has earned the reputation as a...


Blizzard

by Kathleen Duey & Karen A. Bale Aladdin (November 04, 2014)

A raging snow storm creates the coldest kind of danger for two kids in this riveting tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivor series.

Haydn Sinclair hates absolutely everything about his aunt and uncle’s...


Snake Bite

Young Sherlock Holmes #5

by Andrew Lane Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (October 21, 2014)

Kidnapped and taken to China, teenage Sherlock finds himself plunged into the heart of a deadly mystery. How can three men be bitten by the same poisonous snake in different parts of Shanghai? Who wants them...


Billy Green Saves the Day

by Ben Guyatt Dundurn (July 28, 2009)

During the War of 1812, 18-year-old Billy Green spots the advancing American army and must ride three hours in the middle of the night to Burlington Heights to warn the British.


She Loves You

by Rhonda Batchelor Dundurn (July 14, 2008)

Amid rumours of her supposed homosexuality, 14-year-old Annie is drawn to a group of ragtag local hippies. Sweet William is even more bereft than Annie, and not by choice.


The Troubles of Johnny Cannon

by Isaiah Campbell Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 14, 2014)

“A boy with a highly original voice winces his way into the bewildering world of adults during a neglected moment in American history” (Newbery Medalist Richard Peck) in this heroic coming-of-age novel.

Johnny...


Emily of Deep Valley: A Deep Valley Book

by Maud Hart Lovelace William Morrow Paperbacks (April 26, 2011)

“I re-read these books every year, marveling at how a world so quaint—shirtwaists! Pompadours! Merry Widow hats!—can feature a heroine who is undeniably modern.” —Laura Lippman

“There are three authors...