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Viking Blood 1 "The Assault"
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Series: Viking Blood, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
"The Assault" is the first book of five in the Viking Blood series by Marianne Slot. Norse mythology, Viking feuds, trades, and sea voyages, is brought to life in an exciting story of life and death. In these we follow Hauge as his life evolves around the vital consequences of one dramatic day; through vengeance and love; hardships of hunger and suffering, culminating in a final raid to England.
Cornelia
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Can First Love ever by True Love? A thrilling romance set in Roman Britain that takes the young adult reader to the passionate, turbulent and violent heart of Imperial Rome.
American Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
When Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, Mary Tanaka goes from average American girl to something terrible: She becomes Japanese. When the American government decides that Mary and every other Japanese on the west coast of America should be taken to prison camps hundreds of miles away, Mary has to find a way of surviving in the camps, balancing her needs against the traditions of her Japanese family.
The Frankincense Trail
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,350. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Alia is a princess in a dwindling kingdom that lies on the Frankincense Road. Having grown up hearing tales of the Queen of Sheba, she dreams of finding a way to restore her kingdom’s former might. When a caravan journeying to the mysterious incense lands stops to take on travellers, she sees her chance. She soon realises, however, that her trust in the caravan leaders has been misguided...
Privateer
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A promising young officer in the British royal navy. A fearsome pirate. A brave hero of the American Revolution. What is their improbable connection? Remarkably, they happen to be the same person. Privateer is the story of Mathew Carrigan, America's first naval hero. Fast-paced and suspenseful, Privateer blends history, intrigue, romance, and humor with several twists along the way.
Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan
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Series: The Travels of da Vinci, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Leonardo da Vinci came to Milan a broke, unemployed artist. He left Milan 16 years later as a broke, unemployed artist, fleeing the French. But in the years in between he worked for Duke Lodovico, painting the Last Supper, designing an Equestrian Monument, planning several wedding festivities, and much more. If you enjoyed Leonardo the Florentine, you will enjoy Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan!
Turnbull's Slaves: A Minorcan Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The Minorcans of Florida is a story of white slavery, based on the Minorcan slaves at the British colony established at New Smyrna, Florida from 1763 to 1783. The story centers around 15 year old Miguel Ortegas, who is orphaned when his father dies on board ship during the trip from Minorca to Florida. He and the girl he loves endure many hardships and dangers.
Bomber Overhead
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Price: Free! Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Three WWII British evacuees, separated from their parents struggle to survive in what, to them, is a strange culture.
The River People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
River-Song faces many changes as she competes with her best friend in the summer games. New braves invade the valley from her mother's land, so River-Song can understand them. She tries to keep the peace while her father leans on her to help lead their people.
The Wolf in Winter: A Story of Francis of Assisi
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 24,810. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This story describes the first steps of Francis of Assisi's career, before he had any followers. He had renounced his wealth and family, and was wandering penniless on the road, but had yet to discover his true vocation. This story has been a favorite of children and adults seeking to know more about Francis and the world in which he lived. Includes the tale of Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio.
Dim Sum for Mao
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: 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.
Born of Tyranny: Port of Errors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Set in the late seventeenth century Eastern Atlantic, this epic adventure of brotherly love and betrayal shadows two orphans, Davy and Joseph, who come to bond tighter than blood. But they are soon ripped apart by a tragic event that will set into motion the birth of tyrannous revenge on behalf of their loss and place them each on a daring journey to find one another.
Abigail's Summer: A Story About Gettysburg
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This 12,000-word middle grade (10 to 12 year olds) historical fiction tells the story of Abigail’s experience during the battle of Gettysburg. Abigail is right in the thick of the action and not only experiences war first-hand, she also experiences her first love.
Sol's Song
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,760. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Berlin, 1922. World War I is over. Most of the world enjoys peace and prosperity, but Germany suffers. People dine on cats and dogs. German money is rapidly becoming worthless. Amid the problems, two boys--Solomon Freund, Jewish, and Erich Weisser, Catholic--declare themselves "brothers in blood." But as their friendship grows, so does Hitler's power over the German people.
Blood of Pioneers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011 by Candle Star Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(Divided Decade Trilogy, book 2) Hannah craves excitement, but all local adventures dried up long ago, when her parents unpacked their wagon on the Michigan frontier. When war breaks out, her father and brother leave to fight the Confederacy. Then the farm is threatened, and the one place she longs to leave becomes the one place she'll risk everything to save. *Formerly titled "Broken Ladders
The Vayde Chronicles: Lady of Terras
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Since she was a child, Diana's uncle has governed Terras with an iron fist. His most recent decree is that all young women must marry before they turn eighteen. Now, Diana must decide whether to marry her childhood friend or leave Terras. When she discovers information about her family heritage, Diana embarks on a journey that threatens everything her uncle has tried to accomplish.
Mervin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Mervin is the story of the coming of age of a young German officer's candidate during World War II. We are taken from his childhood through his experience first hand with the atrocities of war. This is the portrait of a young man who is seeking meaning in a world which has been left in smoldering ruins around him.
The Candle Star
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Price: Free! Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Candle Star Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
(Divided Decade Trilogy, book one) After a tantrum, Emily Preston is shipped from her plantation home to her inn-keeping uncle in Detroit. There Emily meets Malachi, son of freed slaves, who challenges many ideas she grew up believing. But when she stumbles upon two runaways hidden in her uncle’s barn, Emily faces a decision more difficult than she would ever have imagined.
The Color of Freedom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,430. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Candle Star Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meadow MacKenna understands the rebel desire to throw off the yoke of King George, but is freedom possible? Will liberty apply to Negroes, to Quakers, to Jews--to Irish Catholics like her? Or will majority rule serve the majority? She cannot commit to such a cause. But neither can she prevent the war from claiming the souls of her father and the man she loves.
The Treasure of Namakagon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,630. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A twisting, turning, thrilling "lumberjack" adventure that takes place during the northern Wisconsin timber boom of the 1880s. Tor Loken, son of a lumber camp owner, and his mentor, Chief Namakagon, join with the lumberjacks from their camp to foil a ruthless timber tycoon and protect the secret silver mine—a mine that truly existed and has yet to be rediscovered. Recommended by Michael Perry.