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Book cover of AMONG THE RED STARS
AMONG THE RED STARS
By: gwen katz | Published: October 2017

A suspenseful historical YA debut inspired by the true story of an all-female bomber unit in Russia during World War II. World War II has erupted in ...

A suspenseful historical YA debut inspired by the true story of an all-female bomber unit in Russia during World War II. World War II has erupted in Valka’s homeland of Russia, and Valka is determined to help the effort. She’s a pilot—and a good one—so she eagerly joins an all-female bomber regiment.  Flying has always meant freedom and exhilaration for Valka, but dropping bombs on German targets is something else entirely. The raids are dangerous, but as Valka watches her fellow pilots putting everything on the line in the face of treachery, she learns the true meaning of bravery. As the war intensifies, though, and those around her fall, Valka must decide how much she is willing to risk to defend the skies she once called home. Inspired by the true story of a famous all-female Russian bomber regiment, Gwen C. Katz weaves a tale of strength and sacrifice, of learning to fight for yourself, and of the perils of a world at war.

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9780062642745
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Young Adult Fiction
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ANNA'S BLIZZARD
By: alison hart | Published: October 2017

Theme: Historical Fiction, Survival

  • ISBN
    9781682630020
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    First Novel
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ANOTHER ME
By: eva wiseman | Published: September 2016

Set against the backdrop of plague-ravaged Europe, this spellbinding new novel from one of Canada's foremost writers of historical fiction for young p...

Set against the backdrop of plague-ravaged Europe, this spellbinding new novel from one of Canada's foremost writers of historical fiction for young people will have readers racing to the electrifying climax.      Seventeen-year-old Natan has a safe and happy life in fourteenth-century Strasbourg, France. He works with his father in his rag trade, helps his mother around the house, and studies the Torah at night with his young brother, Shmuli. He's even feeling the first stirrings of love with Elena, the daughter of the master draper who is his father's best customer.      But something is rotten in the streets of Strasbourg. There is tension between the Jewish community and the rest of the citizens, and there is fear as the deadly plague sweeps through towns and cities nearby. When rumors begin to circulate that Jewish residents are contaminating the town's well water to try to hasten the plague's arrival in their city, Natan knows that there are dangerous days ahead. When he sees who really poisoned Strasbourg's water, he is determined to speak the truth and save his people from the false accusations being made against them. But a moment of violence threatens to derail his plans and change his life in ways he could never have imagined.

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9781770497160
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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AS EVER BOOKY
By: bernice hunter | Published: September 2009

Booky has matured since we first met her, but her spunk and humour remain in this final book of this beloved series! Booky is back! Ever since she &a...

Booky has matured since we first met her, but her spunk and humour remain in this final book of this beloved series! Booky is back! Ever since she "romped through the Depression on her skinny legs", she has delighted readers with her feistiness and nerve. In this last book of the popular series, Booky finishes high school and lands her first job. She meets Lucy Maud Montgomery and begins her own writing career. No longer the scatterbrain she was in her younger years, Booky navigates through adolescence, falls in love and moves gracefully into adulthood. This lovely reissue, with its updated look, will find its way into the hearts and minds of a whole new generation of Booky fans!

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9780545986205
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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$6.99
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ASSASSIN'S CREED LAST DESCENDANTS 01
By: matthew kirby | Published: August 2016

An all-new series based on the hit video game franchise Assassin's Creed! Nothing in Owen's life has been right since his father died in prison, accu...

An all-new series based on the hit video game franchise Assassin's Creed! Nothing in Owen's life has been right since his father died in prison, accused of a crime Owen is certain he didn't commit. Monroe, the IT guy at school, might finally bring Owen the means to clear his father's name by letting him use an Animus-a device that lets users explore genetic memories buried within their own DNA. During a simulation, Owen comes uncovers the existence of a powerful relic long considered a legend-the Trident of Eden. Now two secret organizations will stop at nothing to take possession of this artifact-the Brotherhood of Assassins and the Templar Order. It becomes clear the only way to save himself is to find the Trident first. Under the guidance of Monroe, Owen and a group of other teenagers go into a memory they all share within their DNA: the 1863 Draft Riots in New York City. Owen and his companions will find themselves tested on the violent streets of New York, and their experiences in the past will have far-reaching consequences in the present.

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9780545855518
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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ASSASSIN'S CREED LAST DESCENDANTS 02 TOM
By: matthew kirby | Published: December 2016

The 2nd book in from the all-new series based on the hit video game franchise Assassin's Creed! In Last Descendants, Owen and a group of other teens ...

The 2nd book in from the all-new series based on the hit video game franchise Assassin's Creed! In Last Descendants, Owen and a group of other teens located the first piece of an ancient and powerful relic long considered a legend-the Trident of Eden. This piece was sought by the Brotherhood of Assassins and the Templar Order, but before either organization could take the piece, it was stolen by an unknown, third party. The tenuous relationship between Owen and the teens fractured, with some taking sides with the Templars, and others with the Assassins. Last Descendants book 2 picks up weeks after the events of book 1. There are still two pieces of the Trident of Eden to find, and both groups are determined to not repeat their mistakes. The next piece is said to have been buried with Mongol Warlord Genghis Khan, whose tomb has never been found. Now the teens on either side of the conflict will have to go deep into simulations in war-torn Mongolian China in a race against time to discover the next piece, and ensure their safety, before the others.

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9780545855532
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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ASSASSIN'S CREED LAST DESCENDANTS 03 FAT
By: matthew kirby | Published: December 2017

The stunning conclusion to the Last Descendants trilogy! Only one piece of the Trident of Eden remains -- Isaiah, a rogue Templar agent, has discovere...

The stunning conclusion to the Last Descendants trilogy! Only one piece of the Trident of Eden remains -- Isaiah, a rogue Templar agent, has discovered both the faith prong and the fear prong of this powerful relic. Should he possess the devotion prong, there is little that can stop him. For the time being, Owen and his fellow teens have established an uneasy alliance across Assassin and Templar lines in order to stop Isaiah while they still can. Over a thousand years earlier, Styrbjorn the Strong, a Danish warrior, leads the Jomsvikings against the Danish king, Harald Bluetooth. It is on those Viking battlefields that the secrets of the devotion prong lie. It is there that the fate of the world, the truth behind the teens' collective unconsciousness, and their ancestral links to one another lie. History has already been written. The rest is up to Owen, Javier, and the other members of their unlikely alliance. The actions they take will change the world of Assassin's Creed forever.

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9781338163957
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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AVIS DOLPHIN
By: frida wishinsky | Published: April 2015

Avis Dolphin doesn't want to leave Canada and sail to England on the Lusitania. War is raging in Europe, and the Germans threaten to sink the ship. Av...

Avis Dolphin doesn't want to leave Canada and sail to England on the Lusitania. War is raging in Europe, and the Germans threaten to sink the ship. Avis is lonely and afraid until she meets a kindly professor whose stories of a magical island help her face an uncertain future. When the Lusitania is attacked, Avis must draw on all her newfound strength to cope with the confusion, terror and despair. How can she survive the sudden devastation of the ship? Will the people she cares about, especially the professor, live through the horror and danger? The immediacy of Frieda Wishinsky's voice will engage readers in this thrilling story based on real events. They will identify with Avis and Professor Holbourn as they grapple with a stubborn captain, encounter German stowaways and contend with the feud between Avis's two cabin mates. Set against a background of growing anxiety, readers will be glued to the dramatic unfolding events and the surprising fate of the people they have come to know. Willow Dawson's art depicts the stories the professor tells Avis in enchanting graphic-novel form. They provide a riveting magical element to the story, creating a story-within-a-story. Like Avis, readers will fall in love with Foula and will dream of the island long after they have reached the last page of this exciting story.

Theme: Historical Fiction, War/Children and War

  • ISBN
    9781554984893
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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BAND OF ACADIANS
By: john skelton | Published: June 2009

In 1755, on the eve of the Seven Years' War, fifteen-year-old Nola and her Acadian parents face expulsion from Grand Pré by the British. Nola, ...

In 1755, on the eve of the Seven Years' War, fifteen-year-old Nola and her Acadian parents face expulsion from Grand Pré by the British. Nola, her friends Hector and Jocelyne, Nola's grandfather, and a band of bold teenagers manage to flee by boat only to encounter challenges tougher than their wildest imaginings. Their destination is French-occupied Fort Louisbourg, but along the way hostile soldiers, a harsh environment, enigmatic Mi'kmaq, and superpowers at war turn their journey into a series of hair-raising adventures. As it turns out, the runaways' route to freedom may be rudimentary technology. Using raw gypsum, limestone, coal, and salt, they forge coal-oil fire bombs that keep their attackers at bay for a short time but not long enough to ensure their survival. Will the resourceful teenagers finally discover what it takes to prevail in a continent poised on the edge of irrevocable change?

Theme: Historical Fiction, Indigenous

  • ISBN
    9781554880409
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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BAND OF MERRY KIDS
By: david skuy | Published: September 2018

The Band of Merry Kids is a rollicking middle-grade adventure set in the mythical Age of Robin Hood. Pip is a 12-year-old boy who idolizes Robin Hood...

The Band of Merry Kids is a rollicking middle-grade adventure set in the mythical Age of Robin Hood. Pip is a 12-year-old boy who idolizes Robin Hood and bristles at the injustice he sees around him. He also considers his father a coward — a mere wool merchant who pales in comparison to Robin and his Merry Men. Pip and his two cousins accompany Pip’s father to a country fair. Pip makes some new friends — and fights some difficult battles — and it is here with his cousins and friends that he must face the greatest challenge of his life— saving an innocent family from the Sheriff’s dungeon. Along the way, Pip also learns a shocking secret about his father. The Robin Hood legend provides the over-arching morality for The Band of Merry Kids, which explores classic topics such as good vs. evil, father-son relationships, loyalty, friendship and bravery in a great historical adventure. - 20180323

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9781770865334
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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BELLA AT MIDNIGHT
By: diane stanley | Published: January 2008

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9780060775759
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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BELLE EPOQUE
By: elizabeth ross | Published: October 2014

When Maude Pichon runs away from provincial Brittany to Paris, her romantic dreams vanish as quickly as her savings. Desperate for work, she answers a...

When Maude Pichon runs away from provincial Brittany to Paris, her romantic dreams vanish as quickly as her savings. Desperate for work, she answers an unusual ad. The Durandeau Agency provides its clients with a unique service—the beauty foil. Hire a plain friend and become instantly more attractive.    Monsieur Durandeau has made a fortune from wealthy socialites, and when the Countess Dubern needs a companion for her headstrong daughter, Isabelle, Maude is deemed the perfect adornment of plainness.     Isabelle has no idea her new "friend" is the hired help, and Maude's very existence among the aristocracy hinges on her keeping the truth a secret. Yet the more she learns about Isabelle, the more her loyalty is tested. And the longer her deception continues, the more she has to lose.      The paperback of Belle Epoque has brand new content that includes a translation and extended author's note about the short story by Emile Zola that inspired the book. A William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist A Junior Library Guild Selection “Both touching and fun, this is a story about many things—true friendship, real beauty, being caught between two worlds—and it will delight fans of historical fiction.”—Publisher’s Weekly “A refreshingly relevant and inspiring historical venture.”—Kirkus Reviews “A compelling story about friendship, the complexity of beauty, and self-discovery…full of strong female characters.”—School Library Journal “With resonant period detail, elegant narration, and a layered exploration of class and friendship, this provocative novel is rife with satisfaction.”—Booklist “Much to offer a contemporary YA audience…flirtation and match-making to tantalize romance fans…prime book-club fare.”—The Bulletin "This delectable Parisian tale left me sighting with sweet satisfaction. J'adore Belle Epoque!"-Sonya Sones, author of What My Mother Doesn't Know and To Be Perfectly Honest

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9780385741477
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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BELLE OF BATOCHE
By: jacqueline guest | Published: September 2004

The story of the Riel Rebellion from a Métis point of view.

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9781551432977
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    First Novel
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BERLIN BOXING CLUB
By: robert sharenow | Published: October 2012

Sydney Taylor Award-winning novel Berlin Boxing Club is loosely inspired by the true story of boxer Max Schmeling's experiences following Kristallnach...

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" in a starred review. Karl Stern has never thought of himself as a Jew; after all, he's never even been in a synagogue. But the bullies at his school in Nazi-era Berlin don't care that Karl's family doesn't practice religion. Demoralized by their attacks against a heritage he doesn't accept as his own, Karl longs to prove his worth. Then Max Schmeling, champion boxer and German hero, makes a deal with Karl's father to give Karl boxing lessons. A skilled cartoonist, Karl has never had an interest in boxing, but now it seems like the perfect chance to reinvent himself. But when Nazi violence against Jews escalates, Karl must take on a new role: family protector. And as Max's fame forces him to associate with Nazi elites, Karl begins to wonder where his hero's sympathies truly lie. Can Karl balance his boxing dreams with his obligation to keep his family out of harm's way? Includes an author's note and sources page detailing the factual inspirations behind the novel.

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9780061579707
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Young Adult Fiction
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BERMUDA SHIPWRECK
By: eric murphy | Published: October 2016

Sailing, scuba diving, and beautiful weather. It seems like a great impromptu vacation for thirteen-year-old Will and his older cousin Harley. But the...

Sailing, scuba diving, and beautiful weather. It seems like a great impromptu vacation for thirteen-year-old Will and his older cousin Harley. But the vacation turns into a battle with crooks who are searching for a centuries-old treasure. A client of the family sail-making business in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia has asked the cousins to deliver his boat to Bermuda. Little do they know that the delivery job is not what it seems, and when they get to Bermuda they find themselves being forced at gunpoint to dive for a US Civil War-era blockade runner that is said to have sunk laden with gold. As they try to foil the plans of the treasure-seekers, Will and Harley learn about the shipwreck, the Civil War blockades, and a connection to the Keith brewing family of Nova Scotia.

Theme: Historical Fiction

  • ISBN
    9781770864795
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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