Historical Fiction

Loving Vs. Virginia
YA FIC POWELL
Mildred and Richard Loving’s interracial relationship broke the law in 1950s Virginia. But they fought discrimination and challenged the law all the way to the Supreme Court.
Four-Four-Two
YA FIC HUGHES
Forced into an internment camp at the start of WWII, Yuki enlists in the Army to fight for the Allies as a member of the Four-Four-Two, a segregated Japanese American regiment.
A Night Divided
YA FIC NIELSEN
When the Berlin Wall goes up, Gerta and her mother are trapped on the Eastern side, while her father is in the West. Four years later, Gerta sees her father on the Western side and realizes he wants her to risk her life to tunnel to freedom.
Flygirl
YA FIC SMITH
During World War II, a light-skinned African American girl “passes” for white in order to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots.
Crossing Ebenezer Creek
YA FIC BOLDEN
When Mariah is freed from slavery, she joins Sherman on his march through Georgia. Mariah hopes the brutalities of slavery are in the past, but even hope comes at a cost.
The Freemason’s Daughter
YA FIC SACKIER
Jenna’s clan has risked their lives drumming up support for the exiled King James Stuart. When they venture into England and she falls for a duke’s son, she must choose between her family’s deadly secret and protecting her love.
Girl in the Blue Coat
YA FIC HESSE
In 1943 Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Hanneke, a finder of black market goods, is hired to find a Jewish girl who seems to have vanished, and is pulled into a web of secrets.
The Passion of Dolssa
YA FIC BERRY
In mid-thirteenth century France, Dolssa is an upper-crust girl with an uncanny gift. Branded a heretic, she’s on the run from the friar who condemned her mother to death by fire, and wants Dolssa executed, too.
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