The following titles are found in the J Fiction area unless otherwise noted.
Aiken, J††††††††††††††††† WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE (1962)† Two clever little girls outwit their evil governess in 19th century England.††††††††
Avery, G††††††††††††††† LIKELY LAD (1994)† In 19th century England, a young boy runs away to escape his fatherís pressure and gains a new perspective on his future.†††
Beatty, P††††††††††††††† JONATHAN DOWN UNDER (1982)† Thirteen-year-old Jonathan accompanies his luckless miner father to the gold fields of 19th century Australia.
Bower, T††††††††††††††† HOW THE AMAZON QUEEN FOUGHT THE KING OF EGYPT (2005) Serpot, ruler of a land where women live free, without men, leads her Amazon warriors in battle against Prince Pedikhons of Egypt.
Branford, H††††††††††† FIRE BED AND BONE (1998)† A hunting dog recounts his master's arrest on suspicion of being part of the peasantsí rebellion in 1381 England.†
Burnett, F†††††††††††††† SECRET GARDEN (1938) Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked room.††††††††††
DeAngeli, M†††††††††† DOOR IN THE WALL (1949)† A crippled boy in 14th century England proves his courage and earns recognition from the King in this Newbery-award-winner.
DeJong, M†††††††††††† THE WHEEL ON THE SCHOOL (1954)† The story of six Dutch schoolchildren who overcome many obstacles to bring storks back to their village.
Denzel, J††††††††††††††† BOY OF THE PAINTED CAVE (1988)† Tao, shunned by most of his clan because of a bad foot, secretly records the images of animals even though he is† forbidden to do so.
Fritz, J††††††††††††††††††† HOMESICK:† MY OWN STORY (1982) The authorís account of her childhood in 1920ís China.†††††††††††
Graham, H†††††††††††† BOY AND HIS BEAR (1996)† Dickon and the bear he rescues tell their story of survival in Medieval England.
Greene, J††††††††††††††† ONE FOOT ASHORE (1994)† In 1685, Maria arrives desperate and alone in Amsterdam where she finds refuge and friendship in the home of the artist Rembrandt.
Hilgartner, B†††††††††† MURDER FOR HER MAJESTY (1986)† Alice hides in a Yorkshire cathedral disguised as a choirboy after witnessing her fatherís murder.
Ho, M††††††††††††††††††† CLAY MARBLE (1991) In the late 1970s, twelve-year-old Dara joins a Cambodian refugee camp on the border of Thailand and becomes separated from her family.
Lasky, K††††††††††††††† NIGHT JOURNEY (1986)† A young girl listened to her great-grandmother recount the story of her daring escape from czarist Russia.††
Lasky, K††††††††††††††† BROKEN SONG (2005) In 1897, a Russian Jew, must set aside his dreams of playing the violin to save himself and his baby sister after their family is murdered.
Lottridge, C††††††††††† WINGS TO FLY (1997)† A young girl in 1918 Canada leans about her heroine, a female aviator, and discovers a mysterious, abandoned silver house.†††††
MacGrory, Y†††††††† SECRET OF THE RUBY RING (1994)† Lucy is transported from her pampered life to 1885 Ireland after making a wish on a special ring.††††††††††
Montgomery, L††††† ANNE OF GREEN GABLES (1908)† Anne is sent by mistake to live with a middle-aged brother and sister on their farm in Prince Edward Island, and proceeds to make an indeliable impression on everyone around her.
OíDell, S††††††††††††††† THE CAPTIVE (1979)† When a Jesuit seminarian goes to Mexico as part of the Spanish expedition, he witnesses the enslavement and exploitation of the Mayas, and is seduced by his own greed and ambition.
Paterson, K††††††††††† THE MASTER PUPPETEER (1975)† A 13-year-old boy lives in poverty and discontent as part of the world of puppeteers in 18th century Osaka.††††††
Pryor, B†††††††††††††††† SETH OF THE LION PEOPLE (1988)† Crippled Seth is determined to become the leader of his tribe despite the fact that they only tolerate him for his storytelling abilities.†††††††††††
Seredy, K††††††††††††† THE GOOD MASTER (1935)† Kateís father sends her to live with relatives in the Hungarian countryside.†††††††††††
Speare, E†††††††††††††† THE BRONZE BOW (1961)† A young Palestine whose father was killed by the Romans comes to realize that love is a more powerful weapon than hate.
Stolz, J†††††††††††††††††† SHADOWS OF GHADAMES (2004) At the end of the nineteenth century in Libya, Malika simultaneously enjoys and feels constricted by the narrow world of women, but an injured stranger enters her home and disrupts the traditional order of things.
Turnbull, A†††††††††††† MAROO OF THE WINTER CAVES (1984)† In the late Ice Age, a young girl must lead her family to safety before the winter blizzards strike.
Weil, S†††††††††††††††††† MY GUARDIAN ANGEL (2004) In 11th century France, the unusual granddaughter of renowned rabbi Solomon ben Isaac, who prefers studying to "girl" activities, takes a great risk by helping a young boy who has run away from a group of Christian Crusaders.
Series Wall†††††††††††† ANACAONA, GOLDEN FLOWER (2005) Beginning in 1490, Anacaona keeps Diaries Royal a record of her life as a possible successor to the supreme chief of Xaragua, and as a warrior battling the first white men to arrive in the West Indies, ravenous for gold.
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