A Journey Back in Time

Book of A Thousand Days
Book of A Thousand Days By Hale, Shannon Book - 2007 YA HAL Available in some locations

Annotation:Fifteen-year-old Dashti, sworn to obey her sixteen-year-old mistress, the Lady Saren, shares Saren's years of punishment locked in a tower, then brings her safely to the lands of her true love, where both must hide who they are as they work as kitchen maids.

Crossing the Tracks
Crossing the Tracks By Stuber, Barbara, 1951- Book - 2010 YA STU Available in some locations

Annotation:In Missouri in 1926, fifteen-year-old Iris Baldwin discovers what family truly means when her father hires her out for the summer as a companion to a country doctor's invalid mother.

The Pale Assassin
The Pale Assassin By Elliott, Patricia, 1946- Book - 2009 YA ELL Available in some locations

Annotation:In early 1790s' Paris, as the Revolution gains momentum, young and sheltered Eugenie de Boncoeur finds it difficult to tell friend from foe as she and the royalist brother she relies on become the focus of "le Fantome, " the sinister spymaster with a long-held grudge against their family.

Tales of the Madman Underground
Tales of the Madman Underground An Historical Romance 1973 By Barnes, John, 1957- Book - 2009 YA BAR Available in some locations

Annotation:In September 1973, as the school year begins in his depressed Ohio town, high-school senior Kurt Shoemaker determines to be "normal, " despite his chaotic home life with his volatile, alcoholic mother and the deep loyalty and affection he has for his friends in the therapy group dubbed the Madman Underground.

The Pox Party
The Pox Party By Anderson, M. T. Book - 2006 YA AND Available in some locations

Annotation:Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.

Hattie Big Sky
Hattie Big Sky By Larson, Kirby Book - 2006 YA LAR Available in some locations

Annotation:After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe.

Around the World in 100 Days
Around the World in 100 Days By Blackwood, Gary L. Book - 2010 YA BLA Available in some locations

Annotation:When seventeen-year-old Harry Fogg undertakes a race against time to win a wager with a member of his famous father's club, he puts to good use the recklessness and fascination with all things mechanical that have caused him trouble in Victorian England.

Revolver By Sedgwick, Marcus Book - 2010 YA SED Available in some locations

Annotation:Finland, 1910: Fifteen-year-old Sig is shocked to see a hole in the frozen lake outside his family's cabin and to find his father's corpse nearby. Why did Einar steer his dog sled across the lake instead of taking the safer land route? Sig's sister and stepmother go for help, leaving Sig alone with Einar's body in the cabin. Soon after, an armed stranger barges in, demanding a share of Einar's stolen gold.

Bewitching Season
Bewitching Season By Doyle, Marissa Book - 2008 YA DOY Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1837, as seventeen-year-old twins, Persephone and Penelope, are starting their first London Season they find that their beloved governess, who has taught them everything they know about magic, has disappeared.

Copper Sun
Copper Sun By Draper, Sharon M. Paperback - 2008 YA DRA All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Two fifteen-year-old girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.

A Brief History of Montmaray
A Brief History of Montmaray By Cooper, Michelle, 1969- Book - 2009 YA COO Available in some locations

Annotation:On her sixteenth birthday in 1936, Sophia begins a diary of life in a fictional island country off the coast of Spain, where she is among the last descendants of an impoverished royal family trying to hold their nation together on the eve of the second World War.

The Great Death
The Great Death By Smelcer, John E., 1963- Book - 2009 YA SME Available in some locations

Annotation:As their Alaskan village's only survivors of sickness brought by white men one winter early in the twentieth century, sisters Millie, aged thirteen, and Maura, ten, make their way south in hopes of finding someone alive.

The Diamond of Drury Lane
The Diamond of Drury Lane A Cat Royal Adventure By Golding, Julia Book - 2008 YA GOL Available in some locations

Annotation:Orphan Catherine "Cat" Royal, living at the Drury Lane Theater in 1790s London, tries to find the "diamond" supposedly hidden in the theater, which unmasks a treasonous political cartoonist, and involves her in the street gangs of Covent Garden and the world of nobility.

The Smile
The Smile By Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948- Book - 2008 YA NAP Available in some locations

Annotation:In Renaissance Italy, Elisabetta longs for romance, and when Leonardo da Vinci introduces her to Guiliano de Medici, whose family rules Florence but is about to be deposed, she has no inkling of the romance--and sorrow--that will ensue.

Prisoners in the Palace
Prisoners in the Palace How Victoria Became Queen With the Help of Her Maid, A Reporter, and A Scoundrel : A Novel of Intrigue and Romance By MacColl, Michaela Book - 2010 YA MACC Available in some locations

Annotation:Recently orphaned and destitute, seventeen-year-old Liza Hastings earns a position as a lady's maid to sixteen-year-old Princess Victoria at Kensington Palace in 1836, the year before Victoria becomes Queen of England.

The Monstrumologist
The Monstrumologist Wiliam James Henry By Yancey, Richard Paperback - 2010 YA YAN Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a New Escientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.

Keeper of the Grail
Keeper of the Grail By Spradlin, Michael P. Book - 2009 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:In 1191, fifteen-year-old Tristan, a youth of unknown origin raised in an English abbey, becomes a Templar Knight's squire during the Third Crusade and soon finds himself on a mission to bring the Holy Grail to safety.

Juliet's Moon
Juliet's Moon By Rinaldi, Ann Book - 2008 YA RIN Available in some locations

Annotation:In Missouri in 1863, twelve-year-old Juliet Bradshaw learns to rely on herself and her brother, a captain with Quantrill's Raiders, as she sees her family home burned, is imprisoned by Yankees, and then kidnapped by a blood-crazed Confederate soldier.

Wintering Well
Wintering Well By Wait, Lea Book - 2006

Annotation:Fifteen-year-old Will Ames and his sister Cassie go to stay with their sister in nearby Wiscasset, Maine, after a disabling accident ruins Will's plans for a career in farming.

Panama A Novel By Hiatt, Shelby Book - 2009 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:After moving from a small town in Ohio to Panama while her father takes part in building the Panama Canal, a fifteen-year-old girl yearning for new experiences meets Frederico, a Spanish aristocrat who is working as a canal digger, and they begin a romance.

Over A Thousand Hills I Walk With You
Over A Thousand Hills I Walk With You By Jansen, Hanna, 1946- Book - 2006

Annotation:Before one fateful April day, Jeanne lived the life of a typical Rwandan girl. She fought with her little sister, went to school, and teased her brother. Then, in one horrifying night, everything changed.

Enter Three Witches
Enter Three Witches A Story of Macbeth By Cooney, Caroline B. Book - 2007

Annotation:When her father betrays the Scottish king and is hung as a traitor, Lady Mary's future is bleak after she loses her only true protector and ends up locked away in the tower by the powerful and deadly Lord and lady Macbeth.

Chains Seeds of America By Anderson, Laurie Halse Book - 2008 YA AND All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

A Million Shades of Gray
A Million Shades of Gray By Kadohata, Cynthia Book - 2010 YA KAD Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1975 after American troops pull out of Vietnam, a thirteen-year-old boy and his beloved elephant escape into the jungle when the Viet Cong attack his village.

Tallgrass By Dallas, Sandra Paperback - 2008 YA DAL All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:During Word War II, a family fnds life turned upside down when the government opens a Japanese internment camp in their small Colorado town. After a young girl is murdered, all eyes (and suspicions) turn to the newcomers, the interlopers, the strangers.

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