Historical Fiction (Middle/High School)

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  • Alcott, Louisa May. Little Men.
  • Alcott, Louisa May. Little Women.
  • Alder, Elizabeth The King's Shadow.
  • Anderson, Laurie Halse. Chains.
  • Avi. The Fighting Ground.
  • Barth, John. The Sot-weed Factor.
  • Beatty, John and Patrica. King Knight's Pawn. (17th century Ireland)
  • Beatty, John and Patricia. Holdfast. (1601 Ireland)
  • Beatty, John. Master Rosalind. (Shakespearean England)
  • Beckman, Thea. Crusade in Jeans. (Children's Crusade, 13th century)
  • Begiebing, Robert J. The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin.
  • Behn, Harry. Faraway Lurs. (Bronze Age)
  • Benet, Stephen Vincent. Spanish Bayonet.
  • Bird, Isabella. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains.
  • Bishop, Claire H. Twenty and Ten. (Germany WWII; 0140310762)
  • Bosse, Malcolm J. The Examination.
  • Bristow, Gwen. Calico Palace.
  • Bristow, Gwen. Deep Summer.
  • Brown, Rita Mae. High Hearts.
  • Calvert, Patricia. Hadder MacColl. (Scotland)
  • Carter, Dorothy S. His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut.
  • Cather, Willa. Death Comes for the Archbishop.
  • Cather, Willa. Sapphira and the Slave Girl.
  • Choi, Sook Nyul. Echoes of the White Giraffe. (sequel to Year of Impossible Goodbyes)
  • Choi, Sook Nyul. Year of Impossible Goodbyes. (1940's Korea)
  • Churchill, Winston. The Crisis.
  • Clapp, Patricia. Witches Children.
  • Clark, Walter Van Tilburg. The Ox-bow Incident.
  • Cohen, Barbara. Seven Daughters and Seven Sons. (Arabia)
  • Collier, James Lincoln. My Brother Sam is Dead.
  • Coolidge, Olivia. Egyptian Adventures.
  • Coolidge, Olivia. Men of Athens.
  • Cooper, James Fenimore. The Deerslayer.
  • Cooper, James Fenimore. The Last of the Mohicans.
  • Cooper, James Fenimore. The Pathfinder.
  • Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage.
  • Cross, Gilbert B. A Witch Across Time.
  • Cushman, Karen. Catherine, Called Birdy.
  • Cushman, Karen. The Midwife's Apprentice.
  • Dailey, Janet. The Proud and the Free.
  • Dana, Richard Henry. Two Years Before the Mast.
  • Davis, Lindsey. Silver Pigs. (Imperial Rome and Roman Britain)
  • De Angeli, Marguerite. The Door in the Wall.
  • de Trevino, Eliz. B. I, Juan de Pareja. (Spain)
  • De Jong, Meindert. The House of Sixty Fathers.
  • De Trevino, Elizabeth Borton. I, Juan de Pareja.
  • Dickens, Charles. Martin Chuzzlewit.
  • Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities.
  • Donnell, Susan. Pocahontas.
  • Donelly, Jennifer A Northern Light
  • Drucker, Malka. Jacob's Rescue: A Holocaust Story.
  • Dubus, Elizabeth Nell. Twilight of the Dawn.
  • Dumas, Alexandre. The Count of Monte Cristo. (19th century France)
  • Edmonds, Walter D. Drums Along the Mohawk.
  • Elmer, Robert. The Young Underground. (tetralogy)
  • Erdrich, Louise. The Crown of Columbus.
  • Ferber, Edna. Cimarron.
  • Ferber, Edna. So Big.
  • Filipovic, Zlata Zlata's Diary.
  • Forbes, Esther. A Mirror for Witches.
  • Forester, C.S. The Captain from Connecticut.
  • Fritz, Jean. Homesick, My Own Story.
  • Fuller, Iola. The Loon Feather. (18th century Mackinac Island)
  • Garfield, Leon. The December Rose. (Victorian England)
  • Garfield, Leon. The Empty Sleeve. (Victorian England)
  • Gilman, Dorothy. Girl in Buckskin.
  • Gloss, Molly. The Jump-off Creek.
  • Gray, Elizabeth. Adam of the Road. (Medieval)
  • Grey, Zane. Betty Zane.
  • Grey, Zane. Riders of the Purple Sage.
  • Grey, Zane. The Rainbow Trail.
  • Guthrie, A. B. The Big sky.
  • Guthrie, A.B. Fair Land, Fair Land.
  • Guthrie, A.B. These Thousand Hills.
  • Haley, Alex. Roots.
  • Harris, Joel Chandler. Nights with Uncle Remus.
  • Harrison, Sue Mother Earth, Father Sky.
  • Haugaard, Erik Christian. The Revenge of the Forty-Seven Samurai. (Medieval Japan)
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The House of the Seven Gables.
  • Hesse, Karen Letters From Rifka.
  • Hilgartner, Beth A Murder for Her Majesty.
  • Holman, Felice The Wild Children. (1917 Russia)
  • Holt, Victoria. The Queen's Confession. (Marie Antoinette)
  • Horgan, Paul. Distant Trumpet.
  • Horgan, Paul. Whitewater.
  • Houston, James. Ghost Fox.
  • Hudson, Jan Sweetgrass.
  • Hunter, Mollie. You Never Knew Her As I Did! (16th century Britain)
  • Jackson, Helen Hunt. Ramona.
  • Jakes, John. Heaven and Hell.
  • Jakes, John. Love and War.
  • Jakes, John. North and South.
  • Jakes, John. The Americans.
  • Jakes, John. The Bastard.
  • Jakes, John. The Furies.
  • Jakes, John. The Lawless.
  • Jakes, John. The Rebels.
  • Jakes, John. The Seekers.
  • Jakes, John. The Titans.
  • Jakes, John. The Warriors.
  • James, Henry. Washington Square.
  • Jinks, Catherine. Pagan's Crusade. (Other "Pagan's" titles in the series. Pagan is a squire to a templar knight and is very irreverent.)
  • Johnson, Charles. Middle Passage.
  • Kelly, Eric P. Trumpeteer of Krakow. (Poland)
  • Konigsburg, E.L. A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver.
  • L'Amour, Louis. Jubal Sackett.
  • L'Amour, Louis. Sackett's Land.
  • L'Amour, Louis. The Proving Trail.
  • L'Amour, Louis. The Sackett Brand.
  • Levitin, Sonya Escape From Eqypt.
  • Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. (Pre-WWII China)
  • Lowry, Lois. Number the Stars.
  • Marlowe, Stephan. The Memoirs of Christopher Columbus : a Novel.
  • McKinley, Robin. The Outlaws of Sherwood. (12th century England)
  • Matthews, Greg. The Further Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
  • McMurtry, Larry. Lonesome Dove.
  • McSwigan, Marie. Snow Treasure.
  • Michener, James A. Centennial.
  • Michener, James A. Chesapeake.
  • Michener, James. Texas.
  • Mitchell, Margaret. Gone with the Wind.
  • Myers, Walter Dean. Fallen Angels.
  • Namioka, Lensey. Valley of the Broken Cherry Trees. (Medieval Japan)
  • O'Dell, Scott. Streams to the River.
  • Orgel, Doris. The Devil in Vienna.
  • Paterson, Katherine. Of Nightingales That Weep.
  • Paterson, Katherine. The Master Puppeteer.
  • Paterson, Katherine. Lyddie.
  • Paterson, Katherine. Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom. (19th century China)
  • Peck, Robert Newton. Hang for Treason.
  • Pope, Eliz. Marie. The Perilous Gard. (Medieval Druids)
  • Pullman, Philip. The Ruby in the Smoke.
  • Renault, Mary. The King Must Die. (Theseus)
  • Richter, Conrad. Friedrich.
  • Richter, Conrad. The Fields.
  • Richter, Conrad. The Town.
  • Richter, Conrad. The Trees.
  • Rinaldi, Ann. A Break with Charity.
  • Rinaldi, Ann. The Last Silk Dress.
  • Rinaldi, Ann. f by the Ears.
  • Rinaldi, Ann. Numbering All the Bones.
  • Roberts, Kenneth. Rabble in Arms.
  • Sachs, Margaret. Beyond Safe Boundaries.
  • Scott, Sir Walter. Ivanhoe.
  • Serraillier, Ian. Escape From Warsaw.
  • Seton, Anya. The Winthrop Woman.
  • Snedeker, Caroline Dale. Uncharted Ways.
  • Snyder, Zilpha Keatley. The Egypt Game.
  • Speare, Elizabeth George. Sign of the Beaver.
  • Speare, Elizabeth G. The Bronze Bow. (Roman-occupied Galilee at the time of Jesus)
  • Stolz, Mary. The Cat in the Mirror. (Modern New York/Ancient Egypt)
  • Stone, Irving. Immortal Wife.
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  • Streatfield, Noel. When the Sirens Wailed.
  • Styron, William. The Confessions of Nat Turner.
  • Sutcliffe, Rosemary. Any title.
  • Tan, Amy. The Joy Luck Club.
  • Taylor, Mildred D. The Road to Memphis.
  • Taylor, Theodore. The Cay.
  • Temple, Frances. The Beduins' Gazelle. (1302)
  • Temple, Frances. The Ramsay Scallop. (post-Crusades)
  • Thom, James Alexander. Feather in the Sky.
  • Thornton, Lawrence. First Woman.
  • Twain, Mark. The Portable Mark Twain.
  • Twain, Mark. Missippi writings
  • Uchida, Yoshiko. Journey to Topaz.
  • Underwood, Betty. The Forge and the Forest.
  • Undset, Sigrid. Bridal Wreath. (For capable readers)
  • Uris, Leon. Any title.
  • Vidal, Gore. Burr.
  • Vos, Ida. Anna Is Still Here.
  • Vos, Ida. Hide and Seek.
  • Waldo, Anna Lee. Sacajawea.
  • Walker, Margaret. Jubilee.
  • Watkins, Yoko Kawashima. So Far from the Bamboo Grove.
  • Westall, Robert. The Machine Gunners.
  • Whelan, Gloria. Goodbye Vietnam.
  • Wister, Owen. The Virginian.
  • Yep, Laurence. Dragonwings.
  • Various Authors, Dear America series