New List – Historical Fiction

There’s so much great historical fiction for children and young adults these days that it’s difficult to keep this list manageable.

Here are some of the favorites listed by book clubss. Check out Powells.com to purchase any of these titles.

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4th – 5th Grade Readers

  • Bat 6—Virginia Euwer Wollf
  • Boston Jane—Jennifer Holm
  • Our Only May AmeliaJennifer Holm
  • Walk Across the SeaSusan Fletcher
  • Caddie Woodlawn—Carol Ryrie Brink

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5th – 8th Grade Readers

  • A Year Down Yonder—Richard Peck
  • A Long Way from ChicagoRichard Peck
  • PeteyBen Michaelson
  • The True Confessions of Charlotte DoyleAvi

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9th – 12th Grade Readers

  • A Lesson Before DyingErnest J. Gaines
  • In the Time of the Butterflies—Julia Alvarez
  • Night—Elie Wiesel
  • The Crucible—Arthur Miller
  • The Kite Runner—Khaled Hosseini
  • The River Between Us—Richard Peck
  • The Secret Life of BeesSue Monk Kidd
  • To Kill a Mockingbird—Harper Lee
  • Wild LifeMolly Gloss

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