Category: YA Historical


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Innocent # Seven Secrets

By: Eric Walters

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Orca: 2015

Seller ID: 003191

ISBN: 1459806654

Condition: New

After the orphanage she lives in is destroyed by fire, Betty, an innocent and trusting teen, takes a job as a maid in Kingston, Ontario. Welcomed into the household of the wealthy Remington clan, Betty makes friends with the staff at the house and soon discovers that her mother had also been a maid there--and that her father is in a nearby jail, convicted of murdering her mother. When she meets her father, she is taken aback by his claims of innocence, and she decides to try to uncover the truth about her mother's murder and her father's conviction. A friendly young policeman assists her in he... View more info

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Voicing the Dead

By: Gary Crew

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Ford Street Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003166

ISBN: 1925272052

Condition: New

You ask, 'Can the dead speak?' I answer, 'Is this blood that runs in my veins, or ink? I ask that you read me. I ask that you hear me. See me. Touch me. Others have, and tasted my blood ...' So writes Jack Ireland, 14 year old English born survivor of the horrors of capture by head hunters. In Voicing the Dead, internationally-awarded author Gary Crew revisits the astonishing story of nineteenth century teenager Jack Ireland who survived - and lived to fight back through his 'never say die' determination and creativity. View more info

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Pennies For Hitler

By: Jackie French

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2012

Seller ID: 9780732292096

ISBN: 0732292093

Condition: New

'Historical fiction at its best' - Bookseller & Publisher It's 1939, and for Georg, son of an English academic living in Germany, life is full of cream cakes and loving parents. It is also a time when his teacher measures the pupils' heads to see which of them have the most 'Aryan'- shaped heads. But when a university graduation ceremony turns into a pro-Nazi demonstration, Georg is smuggled out of Germany to war-torn London and then across enemy seas to Australia where he must forget his past and who he is in order to survive. Hatred is contagious, but Georg finds that kindness can be, too.A ... View more info

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The Gypsy Crown #1 The Chain of Charms

By: Kate Forsyth

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2008

Seller ID: 002988

ISBN: 0330423797

Condition: New

Book 1 - 9th-12th August, 1658: Once there was a gypsy queen who wore on her wrist a chain of six lucky charms - a golden crown, a silver horse, a butterfly caught in amber, a cat's eye shell, a bolt of lightning forged from the heart of a falling star, and the flower of the rue plant, herb of grace. The queen gave each of her six children one of the charms as their lucky talisman, but ever since the chain of charms was broken, the gypsies had been dogged with misfortune. Life had always been hard for the gypsies, who live to their own rhythm and their own rules, but since Oliver Cromwell ha... View more info

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2013

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007350995

ISBN: 0007350996

Condition: New

A heart-warming tale of love, sisterhood and hardship during the New England Civil War, Little Women tells the story of the lovable March family. Meg, Beth, Jo and Amy try to support their mother at home while their father is away at war and enter into various scrapes and adventures as they do so. Alcott beautifully interweaves bad times and good as her characters struggle with the trials and tribulations of growing up and their relationships with one another. View more info

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2016

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780008195540

ISBN: 0008195544

Condition: New

HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Wouldn't it be fun if all the castles in the air which we make could come true, and we could live in them?' An endearing tale of hardship, love and sisterhood during the American Civil War, Little Women tells the story of the March family. Newly impoverished, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy undertake their journey through life together, bound to each other and their beloved mother Marmee by fierce loyalty. Good and bad times come and go as they struggle with the trials of growing up, getting along, and exploring ... View more info