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The House of One Thousand Eyes

by Michelle Barker
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: europe, dystopian, thrillers & suspense

Who can Lena trust to help her find out the truth?

Life in East Germany in the early 1980s is not easy for most people, but for Lena, it’s particularly hard. After the death of her parents in a factory explosion and time spent in a psychiatric hospital recovering from the trauma, she is sent to live with her stern aunt, a devoted member of the rul …

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Game of Secrets

by Kim Foster
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7
tagged: thrillers & suspense, europe, paranormal, occult & supernatural, historical

Felicity Cole sells flowers in the streets of Victorian London to feed herself and her young brother. But she has a close-guarded secret—her brother is a Tainted, born with special abilities that society fears and a shadowy organization called the Hunstsman scours the country to eliminate. When Felicity becomes the target of one of these individu …

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The Game of Hope

by Sandra Gulland
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: europe, historical

For Napoleon's stepdaughter, nothing is simple -- especially love.

Paris, 1798. Hortense de Beauharnais is engrossed in her studies at a boarding school for aristocratic girls, most of whom suffered tragic losses during the tumultuous days of the French Revolution. She loves to play and compose music, read and paint, and daydream about Christophe, …

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Another Me

by Eva Wiseman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: europe, jewish, diseases, illnesses & injuries

Set against the backdrop of plague-ravaged Europe, this spellbinding new novel from one of Canada's foremost writers of historical fiction for young people will have readers racing to the electrifying climax.
     Seventeen-year-old Natan has a safe and happy life in fourteenth-century Strasbourg, France. He works with his father in his rag trade, …

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The Mud Rose

by Renee Duke
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 10
tagged: fantasy & magic, post-confederation (1867-), europe, historical

No one knows what happened to the little Princes of the Tower. That’s what Dane, Paige, and Jack are told when they start working on a medieval documentary for Dane and Paige’s filmmaker father. But then an ancient medallion transports them back to the fifteenth century and gives them a chance to discover the truth about the mysterious disappea …

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Mad Miss Mimic

by Sarah Henstra
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, siblings, europe

It's London, 1872, where 17-year-old heiress Leonora Somerville is preparing to be presented to upper upper-class society -- again. She's strikingly beautiful and going to be very rich, but Leo has a problem money can’t solve. A curious speech disorder causes her to stutter but also allows her to imitate other people’s voices flawlessly. Servan …

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The Last Song

by Eva Wiseman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: europe, prejudice & racism, jewish

Living in Toledo, Spain, and raised a devout Catholic, Isabel cannot know her privileged life is about to unravel. The tolerant society she is used to has been turned upside down by the Spanish Inquisition and the Grand Inquisitor, Torquemada. Now even the walls have ears, and no one is immune to rumor, suspicion, a resentful servant, or a neighbo …

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Rachel's Promise

by Shelly Sanders
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: europe, asia, emigration & immigration

It is 1904, and Rachel and her family are leaving Russia to escape the continuing riots against Jews. They take the Trans-Siberian Railway across the country and board a ship to Shanghai. Life is difficult and strange in this new city, but Rachel's luck changes when she finds a job writing for a newspaper. Meanwhile, Sergei finds that working in a …

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Rachel's Secret

by Shelly Sanders
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: prejudice & racism, europe

Rachel is a Jew living in Kishinev, Russia. At fourteen, she has dreams of being a writer. But everything is put on hold when a young man is murdered and Rachel is forced to keep the murderer’s identity a secret. Tensions mount and Rachel watches as lies and anti-Jewish propaganda leap off the pages of the local newspaper, inciting many to riot a …

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