Category Archives: Historical fiction

Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai

       Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai, Simon and Schuster, 9781481472173, 2018 Format: Paperback, ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical Fiction/Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book?  This … Continue reading

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Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba by Margarita Engle

   Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba by Margarita Engle. Holt, 2017. 9781250129819 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Paperback edition of Engle’s … Continue reading

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My Brigadista Year by Katherine Paterson

 My Brigadista Year by Katherine Paterson. Candlewick, 2017.  9780763695088 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? A 13-year-old girl from Havana convinces her parents to let … Continue reading

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The Dollmaker of Kraków by R. M. Romero, [Illustrations by Lisa Perrin]

  The Dollmaker of Kraków by R. M. Romero, [Illustrations by Lisa Perrin] Delacorte, 2017. 9781524715397 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy/Historical fiction What did you like about the book? A doll … Continue reading

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The Player King by Avi

 The Player King by Avi, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781481437684, 2017 Format: Paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 5 Genre: Historical Fiction What did you like about the book?  Avi does not disappoint … Continue reading

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Whistling in the Dark by Shirley Hughes

  Whistling in the Dark by Shirley Hughes, Candlewick Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-7376-9072-4 Format:  hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 5 Genre: historical fiction What did you like about the book? The author explains in the … Continue reading

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Wonderling – Mira Bartok

  Wonderling – Mira Bartok, Candlewick Press, (9780763691219), 2017 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: fantasy or adventure What did you like about the book? Wonderling depicts a gorgeous world that you can literally see, smell … Continue reading

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