Category: historical fiction


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"Brilliance of the Moon (Tales of the Otori, Book 3)"

By: "Hearn, Lian"

Price: $12.45

Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover,

The long-awaited third installment of the worldwide phenomenon and number-one international bestseller, "Tales of the Otori" Set in an imagined medieval Japan, Book Three is a thrilling-and surprising- follow-up to the previous adventures of Takeo and Kaede. Taking us deeper into the complexities of the loyalties that bind the novel's characters at birth-the fates from which they cannot escape-"Brilliance of the Moon" goes beyond its transcendent storytelling in dem... View more info

"Bud, Not Buddy"

By: "Curtis, Christopher Paul"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Perfection Learning Prebound,

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"Lady of Ch'iao Kuo: Warrior of the South, Southern China, A.D. 531 (The Royal Diaries)"

By: "Yep, Laurence"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.,

The Royal Diaries proudly presents two-time Newbery Honor author Laurence Yep, whose stunning diary of sixteen-year-old Lady of Ch'iao Kuo takes readers on a remarkable adventure to Southern China in the sixth century A.D. A born leader, Lady of Ch'iao Kuo, also known as Princess Redbird, is both courageous and keenly intelligent. View more info

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"My Brother, My Sister, and I"

By: "Watkins, Yoko Kawashima"

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Simon Pulse,

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"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry"

By: "Taylor, Mildred D."

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Scholastic Trade,

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A Break With Charity

By: "Rinaldi, Ann"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Scholastic,

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Across Five Aprils

By: "Hunt, Irene"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Berkley,

The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War. View more info

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Anna of Byzantium (Laurel-Leaf Books)

By: "Barrett, Tracy"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Laurel Leaf,

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Anne Frank and Me

By: "Bennett, Cherie, Gottesfeld, Jeff"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Puffin,

In one moment Nicole Burns's life changes forever. The sound of gunfire at an Anne Frank exhibit, the panic, the crowd, and Nicole is no longer Nicole. Whiplashed through time and space, she wakes to find herself a privileged Jewish girl living in Nazi-occupied Paris during World War II. No more Internet diaries and boy troubles for Nicole-now she's a carefree Jewish girl, with wonderful friends and a charming boyfriend. But when the Nazi death grip tightens over France,... View more info

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April Morning

By: "Fast, Howard"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam,

When you read this novel about April 19, 1775, you will see the British redcoats marching in a solid column through your town. Your hands will be sweating and you will shake a little as you grip your musket because never have you shot with the aim of killing a man. But you will shoot, and shoot again and again while your shoulder aches from your musket's kick and the tight, disciplined red column bleeds and wavers and breaks and you begin to shout at the top of your lung... View more info


By: "Vandercook, John W."

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers,

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By: "Westall, Robert"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Scholastic,

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Burning Star

By: "Clifford, Eth"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin,

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Changing Tides (National Treasure - A Gates Family Mystery)

By: "Hapka, Catherine"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Disney Press,

Join Benjamin Franklin Gates (the magnetic protagonist of Walt Disney Pictures' National Treasure films), as he tries to unlock the secrets and mysteries hidden deep within the icons of American history in this original novel.The first book in this ongoing series finds Ben on a quest to discover secrets buried in and among the seven wonders of the ancient world. But, as usual, Ben will find more at these sites than just tourists and cheap souvenir mugs. Because wherever ... View more info