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Just Claire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
ClaireLee’s life changes when she must take charge of her siblings and depressed mother, and she finds relief in lies. She sets out to impress a group of popular girls and deceives her way into the Lavender Girls Club, though her best friend Belinda won't be caught with such shallow puddles. ClaireLee drifts further from honesty, her friend, and a broken mother’s love, until one very public night.
Between the Lines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Between the Lines tells the story of three girls who become friends during the racially-charged aftermath of the 1967 Detroit Riots. Hattie Percha is crushed when the riots start on her tenth birthday, and when she must move away from her treasured childhood home and friends, attending public school for the first time, she’s afraid her life is over. Then, she meets Beverly Jo Nichols, her first b
The Second Cellar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,020. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Leah's dull summer turns dangerous when she discovers a hidden ladder that transports her back to the days of the Underground Railroad, where she helps freedom seekers, risking her own life in the process. Leah also wrestles an ethical dilemma as she journeys through time and a crisis of faith.
Charlie and the Secret Journey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Twelve-year-old Charlie Applegate and his three best friends embark on a journey to find Travis' father. Their quest takes them to many strange places where they meet a host of unusual characters and dangerous situations.
Charlie and the Broken Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Eleven-year-old Charlie Applegate's life gets complicated as he copes with girls, a new friend who lives in a foster home and a psychotic bully. He is also worried about his increasingly prophetic and cryptic dreams.
The Peerless Dulcinea
Price: Free! Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America
The screenplay adaptation (unproduced) of this book has already won a Gold Award at the WorldFest International Film Festival. A Gone With the Wind kind of story set in the era of Madmen (late 1950's). Emmy, the daughter of an eccentric aristocrat and her beloved nanny suffer the whims of an evil socialite. Ages 9 and up.
The Atomic Weight of Secrets or The Arrival of the Mysterious Men in Black: The Young Inventors Guild, Book One
Series: The Young Inventors Guild. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,820. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
In 1903, five truly brilliant young inventors, the children of the world's most important scientists, are taken from their lives and their parents by the mysterious men in black and left at an isolated farmhouse in Dayton, Ohio. Who are the men in black? Are the men in black trying to kidnap them--or protect them? And if they're trying to protect them--from what?
The Hollywood Scoop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Joey Delaney is only sixteen years-old, but she's not letting that stop her quest to become a star newspaper reporter. It's the summer of 1942, the world is going mad, and there are a million stories begging to be told. When a sought-after movie script gets swiped right under Joey's nose, she's on the case. The only thing she hasn't bargained for is the attention of dreamy Elliot Duncan.
Sometimes a Warm Rain Falls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,950. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Sometimes A Warm Rain Falls is a young adult novel about growing up in the old mill town of Lowell, Massachusetts during the 1960s. More specifically, it tells about the relationship between Noel and Guy, two mismatched friends who end up forming an unlikely bond.