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Historical Fiction/20th Century : By Author : b


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Ringside, 1925

By: Jen Bryant

The year is 1925, and the students of Dayton, Tennessee, are ready for a summer of fishing, swimming, some working, and drinking root beer floats at Robinson’s Drugstore. But when their science teacher,...

Forgotten Fire

By: Adam Bagdasarian

A National Book Award Finalist.In 1915 Vahan Kenderian is living a life of privilege as the youngest son of a wealthy Armenian family in Turkey. This secure world is shattered when some family members...

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

By: Judy Blume

When Sally’s family moves to Miami Beach for the winter of 1947, she is excited and nervous at the same time. What will school be like in Florida? Will she make any friends? Will she fit in so far...


Tennyson

By: Lesley M. M. Blume

It’s 1932, the Depression. Things are evening out among people everywhere. Tennyson Fontaine and her sister Hattie live in a rickety shack of a house with their mother and father and their wild dog,...

A Thousand Never Evers

By: Shana Burg

IN KUCKACHOO, MISSISSIPPI, 1963, Addie Ann Pickett worships her brother Elias and follows in his footsteps by attending the black junior high school. But when her careless act leads to her brother’s...

The Trial

By: Jen Bryant

Imagine you are Bruno Richard Hauptmann, accused of murdering the son of the most famous man in America.In a compelling, immediate voice, 12-year-old Katie Leigh Flynn takes us inside the courtroom of...



Resources

A Time of Miracles

By: Anne-Laure Bondoux
translated from the French by: Y. Maudet

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As a young boy, Blaise loves to hear the story of how his adopted mother, Gloria, came to find him and take him as her own son.  This story keeps hope alive in Blaise and Gloria as they...

Ringside, 1925

By: Jen Bryant

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Laugh with the Moon

By: Shana Burg

Laugh with the Moon is on the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List.

  Thirteen-year-old Clare Silver is stuck. Stuck in denial about her mother’s recent death. Stuck in the African...

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