Historical Fiction

Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

by CaptainYarr January 18, 2015
Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Number the Stars Author: Lois Lowry Format: Paperback Page Count: 156 Pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Two years into World War II, Nazis are hunting Jews. Annemarie Johansens is a 10 year old girl living in Copenhagen, Denmark. But everything changes once her best friend, Ellen Rosen has […]

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Review: Education of Bet by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

by First Mate Keira January 15, 2015
Review: Education of Bet by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

By First Mate Keira Title: Education of Bet Author: Lauren Baratz-Logsted Format: Hardback Page Count: 186 Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: Elizabeth (Bet) Smith desires to be schooled. She’s wants more than anything to attend lessons and to learn things. She doesn’t understand why Will Gardener, the nephew of the man who houses her, […]

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Review: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine by Lauren Willig

by First Mate Keira October 13, 2014
Review: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine by Lauren Willig

by First Mate Keira Title: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine Author: Lauren Willig Format: Trade Paperback Page Count: 468 Grade Reading Level: Ages 15+ Summary: One heroine is researching for her dissertation on the Pink Carnation. The other heroine is living it. Both heroines are already set on the path of love, but the […]

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Review: Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

by CaptainYarr September 27, 2014
Review: Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Sarah Plain and Tall Author: Patricia MacLachlan Format: Paperback # of pages: 58 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: When Anna and Caleb’s dad invites a mail ordered bride to come and stay with them for a month all they want is for her to stay. But will their […]

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Review: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

by Second Mate Embry August 9, 2014
Review: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison Author: Lois Lenski Format: Paperback Page Count: 320 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Mary Jemison is living a normal life in the past during the years of British colonization of America until one day a man comes running by saying […]

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