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Beyond the Blue Border by Dorit Linke

Published 7 September 2021

Young Adult

Hanna and Andreas will do anything to leave oppressive East Germany behind. There's one escape route open to them, but can they survive it? Hanna and Andreas have always been friends. When they're expelled from school for activism directly challenging the socialist state in East Germany, they end up doing factory work. But what kind of life do they have to look forward to without education or opportunity? Especially when they aren't allowed a voice? The choice to risk imprisonment or death by e...

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Yours by Lila Sybesma

Published 15 March 2019

Young Adult

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Fighter's Alley (Bareknuckle) by Heather Duffy Stone

Published 1 January 2014

Young Adult

After a legendary but over-the-hill fighter reluctantly agrees to train fifteen-year-old Will, the son of a rich local politician in nineteenth-century New York City, Will finds himself pleading with the stubborn older fighter to retire before he dies in the ring.

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The Fine Owl Solution by C Ryan Carlson

Published 26 June 2019

Young Adult

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AS HUMANS AND MONSTERS CLASH AND ROYAL BLOOD FLOWS, A NEW AGE WILL DAWN…Prince Alexander of Macedon has battled both men and monsters, but his final war will determine his fate…and the future of all mankind. While Macedon’s enemies close in from all corners of the earth, Alexander must fulfill one last prophecy that dictates only he—and he alone—can ensure humanity’s survival against the age of the deadly Spirit Eaters.As the threads of fate draw Alexander closer to his destiny, an exiled queen...

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April Morning by Howard Fast

Published 1 October 1983

Young Adult

“Invites comparison with Crane’s Red Badge of Courage . . . Ithink this is an even better book.”—The New York Times When you read this novel about April 19, 1775, you will see the British redcoats marching in a solid column through your town. Your hands will be sweating and you will shake a little as you grip your musket because never have you shot with the aim of killing a man. But you will shoot, and shoot again and again while your shoulder aches from your musket’s kick and the ti...

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Plague in the Mirror by Deborah Noyes

Published 11 June 2013

Young Adult

In a sensual paranormal romance, a teen girl's doppelganger from 1348 Florence lures her into the past in hopes of exacting a deadly trade.It was meant to be a diversion - a summer in Florence with her best friend, Liam, and his travel writer mum, doing historical research between breaks for gelato. A chance to forget that back in Vermont, May's parents, and all semblance of safety, were breaking up. But when May wakes one night sensing someone in her room, to find her ghostly twin staring back...

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Medina Hill by Trilby Kent

Published 15 December 2009

Young Adult

In the grimy London of 1935, eleven-year-old Dominic Walker has lost his voice. His mother is sick and his father’s unemployed. Rescue comes in the form of his Uncle Roo, who arrives to take him and his young sister, Marlo, to Cornwall. There, in a boarding house populated by eccentric residents, Marlo, who keeps a death grip on her copy of The New Art of Cooking, and Dominic, armed with Incredible Adventures for Boys: Colonel Lawrence and the Revolt in the Desert, find a way of life unlike any...

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Samurai Shortstop

Published 14 February 2008

Young Adult

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A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

Published 1 January 2003

Young Adult

In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

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The Heiresses #5 (Heiresses, #5) by Allison Rushby

Published 7 January 2013

Young Adult

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The first in a series on Shakespeare's original texts, including facsimile pages, this version of "Hamlet" is claimed to be, in some ways, the most authentic version of the play that we have. Included are an introduction, notes, and a theoretical, historical and contextual critique. This text has been rejected by scholars as a "bad Quarto" - corrupt and pirated text printed without the permission of the playwright or his company. Nonetheless, it was the first version of the play to be published...

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Cinnamon Girl by Juan Felipe Herrera

Published 9 August 2005

Young Adult

Yolanda, a Puerto Rican girl, tries to come to terms with her painful past as she waits to see if her uncle recovers from injuries he suffered when the towers collapsed on September 11, 2001.

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I Was There by Hans Peter Richter

Published 12 February 1973

Young Adult

From winner of Winner of the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for Friedrich and for readers of Number the Stars and If I Should Die Before I Wake. Hans and his friend Gunther, are just trying to get through life with Adolf Hitler being elected in Germany. Gunther's father was against Hitler, but eight-year-olds Hans and Gunther join the SS youth program, and later enter the military, where they are swept away by Hitler's regime.

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Blood for Blood (Wolf by Wolf, #2) by Ryan Graudin

Published 6 October 2016

Young Adult

The thrilling conclusion to Ryan Graudin's Carnegie Medal 2017 nominated alternative history and fantasy epic, WOLF BY WOLF. In 1950s Germany, the war may be over, but the fight has just begun . . .There would be blood. Blood for blood. Blood to pay. An entire world of it. With their mission to overthrow the Nazis in danger, Yael and the resistance are ready to fight. Forced to run, life in the shadows for Yael, Luka and Felix isn't easy, especially when their enemy seems to know their every mov...

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"When a mysterious young woman takes refuge within Silex's Edinburgh church, it brings supernatural trouble for the gargoyle and his assistant, Craig"--

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I Am Mordred by Nancy Springer

Published 13 April 1998


Mordred is the nephew and son of King Arthur, by his half-sister Morgause. Conceived in sin, Mordred is fated to kill his father and king. As a threat to the throne and his holy office, Arthur sets the newborn child adrift on the sea, hoping death will follow quickly. Yet the infant Mordred survives. Coming of age, he travels to Camelot to become a Knight of the Round Table for a king who can never recognise him as his son. But Arthur is a good king - wise, generous to his subjects and to t...

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Just a Soldier by Karyn Finneron

Published 1 June 2016

Young Adult

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The Abc of Love and War by J. M. Kent

Published 2 March 2020

Young Adult

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Over the River by Sharelle Byars Moranville

Published 11 October 2002


In 1947, after the war, Willa Mae's father returns to the Illinois town where she has lived with her maternal grandparents for the last five of her eleven years, and Willa Mae finds herself struggling to understand old family tensions and secrets.