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Kids From Other Times: Historical Fiction

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Across a War-Tossed Sea
by L.M. Elliott Details
Two British brothers adjust to life in Virginia after escaping the Blitz during World War II
I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79
by Lauren Tarshis Details
During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times?
Series -
I Survived
Ship Of Dolls
by Shirley Parenteau Details
It's 1926, and the one thing eleven-year-old Lexie Lewis wants more than anything is to leave Portland, where she is living with her strict grandparents, and rejoin her mother, a carefree singer in San Francisco.
The Great Trouble: a Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel
by Deborah Hopkinson Details
Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854.
The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom
by Vicki Lockwood Details
In nineteenth-century London Lizzie Brown wants nothing more than to escape from the slums and her drunk, abusive father, so finding work and friends in a passing circus seems like a dream come true--but when she starts to have visions she finds herself confronting the mysterious phantom of London.
The Orphan and the Mouse
by Martha Freeman Details
In 1949 Philadephia, Mary Mouse and an orphan named Caro embark on an adventure when they team up to expose criminals and make the Cherry Street Orphanage a safe haven for mice.
What the Moon Said
by Gayle Rosengren Details
When Esther's family moves to a farm during the Great Depression, she soon learns that there are things much more important than that her superstitious mother rarely shows her any affection.
Updated 01/10/2015
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