Category Archives: historical fiction

Best Of 2018: Debbie

Wooooo! We missed our “Best Of” post last week cause it was WILD. But never fear! We are posting TWO Best Of posts this week in order to make up for it. And we’re starting with Debbie! Debbie is our … Continue reading

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Mary’s Monster: Love, Madness and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lita Judge

About: This free-verse biography with black-and-white watercolor illustrations depicts “Frankenstein’s” young author, Mary Shelley. Ofilia’s Thoughts: This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein so this biography of Mary Shelley comes at a perfect time. This is … Continue reading

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Mapping the Bones – Jane Yolen

Mapping the Bones by Jane Yolen What’s it about: It’s 1942 in Poland, and the world is coming to pieces. At least that’s how it seems to Chaim and Gittel, twins whose lives feel like a fairy tale torn apart, … Continue reading

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Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones

Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones – YA F JON (currently in NEW) What it’s about: As our story opens, sixteen-year-old Annis has just learned that her beloved father has mysteriously died while away on one of … Continue reading

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue by Mackenzie Lee

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Roben’s Best of 2017!

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The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein Julia begins her summer vacation by waking up in a hospital with no hair and a terrible headache. Initially anonymous, nurses quickly discover that she is Julia Beaufort-Stuart, 15-year-old granddaughter of the Earl of … Continue reading

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