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Elementary: Historical Fiction, Assorted

Posted by Natalie Bernstein on August 8, 2011

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    King of shadows

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    King of shadows

    Cooper, Susan, 1935-

    While in London as part of an all-boy acting company preparing to perform in a replica of the famous Globe Theatre, Nat Field suddenly finds himself transported back to 1599 and performing in the original theater under the tutelage of Shakespeare himself.

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    The journal of Biddy Owens

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    The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

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    The journal of Joshua Loper

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    The journal of Joshua Loper : a Black cowboy

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    In 1871 Joshua Loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss.

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    Standing in the light

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    Standing in the light : the captive diary of Catherine Carey Logan

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.

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    The journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, a pilgrim boy

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    The journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, a pilgrim boy

    Rinaldi, Ann

    A fourteen-year-old indentured servant keeps a journal of his experiences on the Mayflower and during the building of Plymouth in 1620 and 1621.

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    Dove and sword

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    Dove and sword : a novel of Joan of Arc

    Garden, Nancy.

    In 1455 in France, Gabrielle is visited by Pierre d'Arc, a brother of Joan of Arc, and with him reminisces about their childhood together in Domremy and Joan's subsequent trial and burning at the stake at Rouen twenty-four years before.

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    Nory Ryan's song

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    Nory Ryan's song

    Giff, Patricia Reilly.

    When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.

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    Stowaway

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    Stowaway

    Hesse, Karen.

    A fictionalized journal relates the experiences of a young stowaway from 1768 to 1771 aboard the Endeavour, which sailed around the world under Captain James Cook.

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    Trouble's daughter

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    Trouble's daughter : the story of Susanna Hutchinson, Indian captive

    Kirkpatrick, Katherine.

    When her family is massacred by Lenape Indians in 1643, nine-year-old Susanna, daughter of Anne Hutchinson, is captured and raised as a Lenape.

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    Back home

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    Back home

    Magorian, Michelle.

    Sent to America from England at age seven to escape war-torn England, Rusty returns five years later to go to a strict English boarding school and renew her relationship with her family, who now seem like strangers to her.

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    The kite rider

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    The kite rider : a novel

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    In thirteenth-century China, after trying to save his widowed mother from a horrendous second marriage, twelve-year-old Haoyou has life-changing adventures when he takes to the sky as a circus kite rider and ends up meeting the great Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.

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    The sign of the chrysanthemum

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    The sign of the chrysanthemum

    Paterson, Katherine.

    A teen-ager comes to know himself through contacts with social ills and political unrest while searching for his father in Japan's capital, centuries ago.

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    Hang a thousand trees with ribbons

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    Hang a thousand trees with ribbons : the story of Phillis Wheatley

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    A fictionalized biography of the eighteenth-century African woman who, as a child, was brought to New England to be a slave, and after publishing her first poem when a teenager, gained renown throughout the colonies as an important African-American poet.

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    The second bend in the river

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    The second bend in the river

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    In 1798 Rebecca, a young settler in the Ohio territory, meets the Shawnee called Tecumseh and later develops a deep friendship with him.

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    A stitch in time

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    A stitch in time

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    Shortly after the War of Independence, Hannah sees her family being torn apart by old secrets and new developments, as her sister resolves to marry a sea captain and other siblings prepare to help start a new town in the Northwestern Territory.

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    To spoil the sun

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    To spoil the sun

    Rockwood, Joyce.

    Forewarned by omens, an Indian village is struck by an "invisible fire" which actually is smallpox brought to America by European explorers.

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    The wadjet eye

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    The wadjet eye

    Rubalcaba, Jill.

    After his mother dies, Damon, a young medical student living in Alexandria, Egypt, in 45 B.C., makes a perilous journey to Spain to locate his father who is serving in the Roman army led by Julius Caesar.

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    Seaward born

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    Seaward born

    Wait, Lea.

    In 1805, a thirteen-year-old slave and his friend make a dangerous escape from Charleston, S.C. and stowaway to head north toward freedom.

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    Spring Pearl

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    Spring Pearl : the last flower

    Yep, Laurence.

    Called boyish by her new family for being able to read and write, twelve-year old orphaned Spring Pearl's "odd ways" help save the family during the 1857 Opium War in Canton, China.

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