Historical Fiction: U.S. History

Reserve these books

New in May!

Devils unto Dust (alternate history Western) by Emma Berquist

New in February!

Hamilton & Peggy:  A Revolutionary Friendship (Alexander Hamilton) by L. M. Elliot

New in June!

Be True to Me by Adele Griffin, 1970's Long Island, NY

New in May!

Crossing Ebenzer Creek by Tonya Bolden, Civil War

New in April!

Beck by Mal Peet, 1920's

Between Two Skies, by Joanne O'Sullivan, Hurricane Katrina

Girl With a Camera, Margaret Bourke-White, Photographer, by Carolyn Meyer, 1940's

New in February!

Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham, 1920's Tulsa OK

New in October!

Ashes (Seeds of America #3) by Laurie Halse Anderson

New in September!

Ghostly Echoes (Jackaby #3)  by William Ritter, New England 19th c.

Love is the Higher Law by David Levithan, 2001 New York

The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner, 2001 New York

New in August!

All We Have Left by Wendy Mills, 2001 New York

New in May!

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee, 1906 San Francisco

New in March!

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina, 1977 New York

The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters, Biracial character in 1920's Oregon

A Tyranny of Petticoats edited by Jessica Spotswood, Short stories with female protagonists

New in February!

Audacity by Melanie Crowder US Immigrants, early 1900's

My Name is Not Friday by Jon Walter (Jan. 2016) Slavery, Civil War 1861-1865

Juba! by Walter Dean Myers (Oct. 2015) New York, 1800's

Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez (Sept. 2015) New London TX, 1937

Others Listed Alphabetically

After the Dancing Days by Margaret Rostkowski (Kansas, post WWI, 1919)

Assassin by Anna Myers (Abraham Lincoln assassination, 1865)

Bone By Bone By Bone by Tony Johnston (Tennessee, 1950s)

Boston Jane: An Adventure by Jennifer Holm (Washington Territory, mid-1800s) (Sequels; Boston Jane: The Wilderness Days; Boston Jane: The Claim)

The Caged Graves by Dianne K. Salerni (Pennsylvania, 1867)

Cate of the Lost Colony by Lisa Klein (Roanoke Colony, 1587)

Deadly by Julie Chibbaro (Typhoid outbreak-Typhoid Mary, New York City, early 1900s)

The Devil's Paintbox by Victoria McKernan (Western U.S., 1865)

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers (Vietnam War)

Father of Lies by Ann Turner (Salem Witch Trials, 1692)

Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson (Yellow fever epidemic, Philadelphia 1793)

Fire from the Rock by Sharon Draper (School integration, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957)

Five 4ths of July by Pat Hughes

Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith (Women Airforce Service Pilots, World War II)

The Goodbye Season by Marian Hale

Harlem Summer by Walter Dean Myers (Harlem Renaissance, Harlem, New York, 1920s)

Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson (Montana, 1917)

A Heart for Any Fate: Westward to Oregon 1845 by Linda Crew (Oregon Trail)

I Pledge Allegiance: Vietnam, Book 1 by Chris Lynch

Letters from a Slave Boy: The Story of Joseph Jacobs by Mary E. Lyons (North Carolina, pre-Civil War)

Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial by Ronald Kidd (Tennessee, 1925)

New Boy by Julian Houston (Connecticut, 1950s)

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly (Adirondack Mountains, New York, 1906)

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys (New Orleans, 1950s)

Phantoms in the Snow by Kathleen Benner Duble (WWII military training, Colorado, 1944)

The Pox Party: Taken from Accounts by Octavian Nothing's Own Hand and Other Sundry Sources by M.T. Anderson (Massachusetts, mid-to-late 1700s) (Sequel: The Kingdom of Waves)

Red Moon at Sharpsburg (Virginia, Civil War)

The River Between Us by Richard Peck (Illinois, Civil War)

The Road to Memphis by Mildred Taylor (Mississippi, 1940s)

The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon (Civil Rights Movement, Chicago 1968)

Search and Destroy by Dean Hughes (Vietnam War)

Sources of Light by Margaret McMullen (Jackson, Mississippi, 1962--Civil Rights Movement)

A Summer of Kings by Han Nolan (Westchester County, N.Y., 1963)

Ten Cents a Dance by Christine Fletcher (Chicago, 1941)

Three Rivers Rising: A Novel of the Johnstown Flood by Jane Richards (Pennsylvania, 1889)

Uncommon Faith by Trudy Krisher (Massachusetts, 1837)

The Unresolved by T.K. Welsh (General Slocum steamboat fire, New York City, 1904)

Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, New York City, 1911)

Wicked Girls by Stephanie Hemphill (Salem Witch Trials, 1692)

Witch Child by Celia Rees (Massachusetts, 1659)