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The Dark Unwinding Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling steampunk mystery, romance in Victorian England.
By Sharon Cameron
(2012)
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Maid of Secrets: Maids of Honor, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Engrossing Elizabethan tale of murder and intrigue.
By Jennifer McGowan
(2013)
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A Moment Comes Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving coming-of-age story set amid creation of Pakistan.
By Jennifer Bradbury
(2013)
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The Extra Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
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Sekret Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
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Always Emily Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fact, fiction entangled in lively Brontë sisters mystery.
By Michaela MacColl
(2014)
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Curses and Smoke: A Novel of Pompeii Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting action, romance amid gladiators in Pompeii.
By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2014)
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Under a Painted Sky Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
By Stacey Lee
(2015)
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The Scarlet Pimpernel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Old-fashioned romantic swashbuckler a riveting classic.
By Baroness Orczy
(1905)
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My Name Is Not Friday Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful, intense tale of slave life near end of Civil War.
By Jon Walter
(2016)
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The Valiant Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Female gladiator brings it in violent, exciting tale.
By Lesley Livingston
(2017)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
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