Centuries

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Anthem
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wiles, Deborah
Call Number:
JF Wiles
Description:

Two cousins must take a road trip across America in 1969 in order to let a teen know he's been drafted to fight in Vietnam.

Black Dove White Raven
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wein, Elizabeth
Call Number:
HS F/F Wein
Description:

Rhoda, who is white, and Delia, who is black, are stunt pilots. When Delia is killed in a tragic accident, Rhoda is determined to honor her friend's unrealized dream of racial equality.

Butterfly Yellow
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lai, Thanhhà
Call Number:
YP F/HS F Lai
Description:

A war refugee partners with a city boy with rodeo dreams to track down the younger brother she was separated from during the Vietnam War.

Climbing the Stairs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Venkatraman, Padma
Call Number:
YP F Venkatraman, Padma
Description:

In 1941 India, Vidya and her family move in with extended family and must adjust to a different way of life.

The Downstairs Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lee, Stacey
Call Number:
HS F Lee
Description:

1890, Atlanta. By day, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan works as a maid. By night, Jo writes an anonymous newspaper advice column.

Fever, 1793
Artist/Author/Cast:
Anderson, Laurie Halse
Call Number:
YP F Anderson
Description:

In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook, separated from her sick mother, learns about perseverance and self-reliance when she is forced to cope with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic.

Five 4ths of July
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hughes, Pat
Call Number:
YP F Hughes
Description:

On July 4th, 1777, fourteen-year-old Jake Mallory celebrates his nation's independence, but over the next four years Jake finds himself in perilous, war-torn circumstances.

The Fountains of Silence
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sepetys, Ruta
Call Number:
HS F Sepetys
Description:

Drawn back to Spain by the promises made by the Franco regime in 1957, the photographer son of an oil tycoon bonds with a girl who teaches him about the Spanish Civil War.

The Girl Is Murder
Artist/Author/Cast:
Haines, Kathryn Miller; Roaring Brook Press Staff
Call Number:
YP F Haines
Description:

In 1942 New York City, fifteen-year-old Iris grieves for her mother and secretly helps her father with his detective business.

Hear the Wind Blow
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hahn, Mary Downing
Call Number:
YP F Hahn
Description:

A thirteen-year-old boy and his little sister set out across Virginia in search of relatives during the final days of the Civil War.

The Hired Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schlitz, Laura Amy
Call Number:
YP F Schlitz
Description:

It's 1911, and fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs pours her heart, her yearning for love, and her hopes for a better future into her diary.

Like Water on Stone
Artist/Author/Cast:
Walrath, Dana
Call Number:
YP F Walrath
Description:

This is the tale of siblings Sosi, Shahen, and Mariam, who survive the Armenian genocide of 1915.

Lucky Strikes
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bayard, Louis
Call Number:
YP F Bayard
Description:

Set in Depression Era Virginia, orphaned Amelia struggles to keep her siblings together.

Mary, Bloody Mary
Artist/Author/Cast:
Meyer, Carolyn
Call Number:
YP F Meyer
Description:

Mary Tudor, who would reign briefly as Queen of England during the sixteenth century, tells her story as a daughter of King Henry VIII.

My Brother Sam Is Dead
Artist/Author/Cast:
Collier, James Lincoln; Collier, Christopher
Call Number:
YP F/HS F Collier
Description:

Recounts the tragedy of the Meeker family during the Revolutionary War when one son joins the rebel forces.

My Name's Not Friday
Artist/Author/Cast:
Walter, Jon
Call Number:
YP F Walter
Description:

Samuel and his younger brother are free black boys during the Civil War, but when Samuel takes the blame for his brother's prank, he is sent South and sold into slavery.

Once
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gleitzman, Morris
Call Number:
YP F Gleitzman
Description:

After living in a Catholic orphanage for four years, a Jewish boy embarks on a journey across Nazi-occupied Poland to find his parents.

The Passion of Dolssa
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berry, Julie
Call Number:
YP F Berry
Description:

In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa de Stigata is a religious girl who feels the call to preach and is condemned by the Inquisition.

Pirates! : The True and Remarkable Adventures of Minerva Sharpe and Nancy Kington, Female Pirates
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rees, Celia
Call Number:
YP F Rees
Description:

In 1722, sixteen-year-old Nancy Kington escapes her family's Jamaican plantation with her slave friend and together they become pirates.

Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gratz, Alan
Call Number:
YP F Gratz
Description:

It is 1943 and thirteen-year-old Michael O'Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany in Berlin, serves as a spy for the British Secret Service.

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