Young Staplyton is eager to join the Fencibles, for glory and honor and manhood. He's twelve but he is about to sail off to Ireland as the drummer...
It's 1849 and Lucas Whitaker is an orphan. His whole family has died of consumption as have many, many people in his community. He becomes apprenticed...
April Morning Hot
' "Lay down your arms, you lousy bastards! Disperse, do you hear me! ...Get off the King's Green!" 'It's Lexington, Massachusetts, April, 1775. Anxious, almost sixteen-year-old...
Arabus Family Saga: Jump Ship to Freedom
Fourteen-year-old Daniel and his mother are slaves owned by an evil man named Captain Ives. Daniel learns that his father had earned enough revolutionary notes to buy their freedom...
Some twenty years have passed since Phileas Fogg made his historic journey around the globe (and his exploits were recorded by Jules Verne in Around the World in 80...
"Where they burn books, they will end by burning human beings." 19th century German writer, Heinrich HeineThe above quote at the beginning of the book gives the reader an...
We think of history as being filled with dramatic moments that change the world. Battles and violence and great speeches that move men's hearts. Truly history is...
Coming of age storyset during the Middle Ages, sixteen-year-old Babylonne runs away from her auntand abusive grandmother.Disguisedas a boy, feisty, independent and resourceful, Babylonne would...
Sixteen year old Tommy Latrella has a difficult time living up to the reputation of his older brother, a firefighter who died during the collapse...
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