Category Archives: Historical fiction

The Turtle Ship by Helena Ku Rhee, illustrated by Colleen Kong-Savage

The Turtle Ship by Helena Ku Rhee, illustrated by Colleen Kong-Savage. Shen’s Books (Lee & Low), 2018. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical fiction/picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Cook’s Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook by Gavin Bishop

Cook’s Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook by Gavin Bishop. Gecko Press, 2018. ISBN 9781776572045 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Dragon – Robert J. Harris

  The Artie Conan Doyle Mysteries: The Vanishing Dragon – Robert J. Harris, Kelpies, (9781782504832), 2018 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Mystery/ Adventure /Historical fiction  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Love to Everyone by Hilary McKay

   Love to Everyone by Hilary McKay, Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, 9781534427105, 2018 Format: Advanced Reader Copy Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Historical Fiction What did you like about the book?  In the … Continue reading

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Buddy: Based on the True Story of Gertrude Lintz

    Buddy: Based on the True Story of Gertrude Lintz (The World of William Joyce) – William Joyce, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, (9781481489614), c1997, 2018 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: … Continue reading

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The Turnkey of Highgate Cemetery – Allison Rushby

         The Turnkey of Highgate Cemetery – Allison Rushby, Candlewick Press, (9780763696856), 2018. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Historical fiction, Ghost story What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood

 Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood, Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, 9781481468831, 2018 Format: ARC (Advanced Reviewer Copy) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre:  Historical Fiction What did you like about the book? Through the beautiful use of verse, … Continue reading

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