Centuries Past

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

Two cousins take a road trip across America 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:

In 1930s Ethiopia, Emilia and her adoptive brother Teo are devoted to their country even after war with Italy looms.

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

A war refugee partners with a city boy to find her brother after they were separated during the Vietnam War.

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

In 1941 India, Vidya’s family moves 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:

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

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

In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook 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, Jake celebrates his nation's independence but over the next four years finds himself in war-torn circumstances.

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

In 1957 Spain, a photographer bonds with a girl who teaches him about the Spanish Civil War.

The Girl Is Murder
Artist/Author/Cast:
Haines, Kathryn Miller
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:

Two siblings journey 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:

In 1911, fourteen-year-old Joan yearns for love and pours her heart and 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, 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:

The Meeker family experiences tragedy during the Revolutionary War when one son joins the rebel forces.

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

Samuel and his brother are free black boys during the Civil War, but Samuel is 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 journeys 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 is a religious girl who feels called to preach and is condemned by the Inquisition.

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 Minerva Sharpe and together they become pirates.

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

In 1943, thirteen-year-old Michael, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany in Berlin, spies for the British Secret Service.

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