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Halcyon Daze - Growing up Canadian
Price: Free! Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Did you like Catcher in the Rye? If so, you will like this. Halcyon Daze is a series of short stories about growing up in Canada in the latter half of the 20th Century. The book can be read from front to back and even better, from back to front.
Automatons for Peace -The Amazi Chronicles Book 1
Series: Amazi Chronicles, Book 1 ยท Historical Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Return to the past of New York, where a young man arrives seeking a fresh start. A rapid series of events unfold, leading him from darkness into light, from remorse to creating instruments for peace, from the sweatshop to starting his own business designing devices to make a difference in the world. He is ahead of his time in creating a robotic human. An inspiring story of rebuilding one's life.
Plantation Nation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Sixteen year old Emma Cartwright runs away from her family’s South Carolina rice plantation after a slave is beaten to death. Determined to join the fight against slavery, Emma enlists in the Union Army disguised as a young man. Nothing could prepare her for the sacrifices needed—and for falling in love for the first time.
Kissing Clarisse: A Young Adult Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Clarisse Davies is by far the hottest girl in Scott's 1957 high-school class. No one but the school stud, Jay, seems to even have a chance with her. Yet when Scott's friends realize he can perfectly imitate Jay's voice, they come up with a plan that will give him the opportunity to kiss Clarisse. But at what price?
In Search of the Underground Railroad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This fictional short story is set in the Piedmont region of the Mid-Atlantic, when two fourth graders, Henry McCall and Joshua Jessup, go looking for remnants of the Underground Railroad in the small mining town where they live. After a series of misadventures, the two youngsters finally learn the truth from an unlikely source, an elderly moonshiner by the name of Ezekial Roberts.
Dim Sum for Mao
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In 1949 China, just outside the Forbidden City, Chi and Lu, nine-year-old daughters of privilege are sheltered by a loving family, servants and exotic aunts, like opium-addicted Jade. The red revolution is rising just outside the walls of their cloister. Salvation will come in the forms of the crimson-clad nuns of Sacre Coeur, a charmed necklace, a mysterious green-eyed hawk, and Mao himself.
Lena's Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by Jill Marshall. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s 1912. Lena Matthews is from the rough end of Manchester – so rough that she has to be very inventive when it comes to burying her kin. So begins the chain of events that takes her into service in a grand house, and under the nose of the Birtles’ son, Henry. She has everything against her. She’s female. She’s young. She’s poor. But she's Lena Matthews. And fortune favours the brave ...
In Hitler's Backyard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The Mann family live in Munich, Germany during World War II. Life is rough. Then Carl, the father, gets a job in Hitler's Backyard. Anna and her mother support the Jews. Surrounded by high-ranking German officials and a visit from Hitler tests them. Will they say something that will prove fatal?The family walks a tightrope of fear. Can they survive in Hitler's backyard?
The Patricians
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the ancient Roman Republic, a 16-year-old would-be actress throws the patrician class into a tailspin by falling for a rebellious, charismatic slave.
The Noisemaker Book One in the Trilogy The Angels Shall Sing.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 203,570. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A compelling story of love, friendship, compassion and war, and the courage of one boy. This is a book that no one who was once part of the British Empire should miss. “The Noisemaker” is one of the rare pieces of fiction that is based on hard cold facts. Written by a rising South African author Nikolas Ridout, “The Noisemaker” is the first part of a trilogy called The Angels Shall Sing.
Buckeye Lake Summer 1949: Take Care of Paula for Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set at Buckeye Lake, Ohio this novel captures those special moments of youth, caught between innocence and eagerness,in the American playgrounds of old, when life was simpler, -- or was it?
Secrets In Savannah (Phantom Knights Book 3)
Series: Phantom Knights, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Jack Martin knew his fate was sealed from the first time that he rescued Guinevere Clark. Now after a year of fighting against her, with her, and for her, he hopes that they can finally end the mystery until she comes to him with one request. Help her rescue her sister. Secrets will out, battle lines are drawn, and the Phantoms find themselves facing the largest war of their career.
Asha in Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
An Egyptian princess gets handed into the future for safe-keeping. When it’s time to return to her destiny, her future husband, and her power will she be ready? Will she be willing to accept her throne? This young adult alternate history book re-imagines the reign of Ramses II and the life of the one woman he loved above all others.
Seasoning the Blade
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in harshly beautiful 1830's Nova Scotia, Seasoning the Blade is the coming of age story of a young Scottish girl named Ella who is caught between tradition and the modern yearnings of her heart. Full of adventure, danger, and Ella's forbidden desire for the Micmac warrior Stands Like a Tree, this is a novel both thrilling and lovely.
BIG WAR, Little Wars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
While World War II--the Big War--rages overseas, Thirteen-year-old Milla and war-weary civilians on the home front endure sacrifices as they experience their own conflicts, the Little Wars. As Milla enters high school, she clings to hope for her loved ones serving their country, especially her favorite cousin, Raymie.
Gem City Gypsy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,590. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by Natalie Collins. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A Gypsy girl, two hot guys, a “little bit of magic,” and the leader of the Ku Klux Klan on her heels. What’s a Gypsy girl to do? If her name is Neci Stans, she will fight back. Colorful, vivid, and passionate, 19-year-old Neci Stans wants nothing more than to belong to Dayton, Ohio’s high society set and marry the man of her dreams, Ezra Crawford. One problem, it's turn of the century America....
Destiny
Series: Royal Blood Chronicles, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Bestselling author Elizabeth Loraine brings us another exciting edition of her series Royal Blood Chronicles. In this eighth book, Destiny, we find Cain entering into a new quest. New characters are introduced, old love rekindled and new and old enemies revealed. Allwain, Lord of the Wizards finds himself face to face with his biggest fear. The one enemy who keeps him awake at night.
Vikings! Saxon Holocaust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
King Aethelred entrusts his premier General Ealdoman Byrhtnoth with defending England's south eastern coastline, from a vast fleet of Viking longships led by Prince Olaf Tryggvasson. It is attacking the Kent coastal towns of Folkestone and Sandwich. Princess Catherine has developed a rapport with Eddie, her Romani mercenary bodyguard and their romance might hold the key to England's security.
In The Blink Of An Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,810. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Until that peace-shattering night, Rachael’s life had been perfect. Nothing in the child's world could have prepared her for the pounding on the door, or the nightmarish events that would follow…
Peace Pilgrim: Walking Her Talk Against Hate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Imagine giving up everything you own and walking across the country…for 28 years! Meet Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981). With only the clothes on her back and no money, she crossed the U.S. seven times on foot, spreading her message of peace. She touched tens of thousands of lives, one step at a time. Never heard of her? Read the book and you’ll never forget her! Includes photos, glossary, reader's guide