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Historical Fiction/19th Century : By Author : p


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The Ruby in the Smoke

By: Philip Pullman

In search of clues to the mystery of her father's death, 16-year-old Sally Lockhart ventures into the shadowy underworld of Victorian London. Pursued by villains at every turn, the intrepid Sally finally...

The Ruby in the Smoke: A Sally Lockhart Mystery

By: Philip Pullman

“BEWARE THE SEVEN blessings . . . ” When she first utters these words, 16-year-old Sally Lockhart doesn’t know their meaning. But when an employee of her late father hears them, he dies...

Crooked River

By: Shelley Pearsall

The year is 1812. A white trapper is murdered. And a young Chippewa Indian stands accused. Captured and shackled in leg irons and chains, Indian John awaits his trial in a settler’s loft. In a world...


The Tiger in the Well

By: Philip Pullman

Sally, now 25, is comfortably settled with her child, Harriet, her work, and her London friends. But when a complete stranger claims to be both her husband and Harriet's father, Sally's whole world comes...

Crooked River

By: Shelley Pearsall

The year is 1812. A white trapper is murdered. And a young Chippewa Indian stands accused.

The Shadow in the North: A Sally Lockhart Mystery

By: Philip Pullman

WHEN ONE OF Sally’s clients loses a large sum of money in the unexpected collapse of a British shipping firm, Sally sets out to investigate. But as she delves deeper into the identity of a wealthy...


Nightjohn

By: Gary Paulsen

"To know things, for us to know things, is bad for them. We get to wanting and when we get to wanting it's bad for them. They thinks we want what they got . . . . That's why they don't want us reading."...

The Shadow in the North

By: Philip Pullman

The year is 1878, and Sally Lockhart has started her own financial consulting business. When a client loses a fortune in the unexpected collapse of a British shipping firm, Sally is determined to find...

The Tiger in the Well: A Sally Lockhart Mystery

By: Philip Pullman

UNLIKE MOST VICTORIAN women, Sally is completely independent, with her own successful business and a comfortable home for her young daughter, Harriet. But Sally’s whole world is about to collapse....


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Picture Book Biography Brochure

In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear.  Not many people in the world had.

But soon the young Mrs. Harkness would inherit an expedition from her explorer husband: the hunt for...

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