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The Last Song

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

Spain had been one of the world’s most tolerant societies for eight hundred years, but that way of life was wiped out by the Inquisition. Isabel’s family feels safe from the terrors, torture, and burnings. After all, her father is a respected physician in the court of Ferdinand and Isabella. Isabel was raised as a Catholic and doesn’t know t …

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Falling For Henry

by Beverley Brenna
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: fantasy & magic, death & dying, europe

Kate Allen, a fifteen-year-old girl, travels back in time to the Tudor court of Henry VII. While there, she is mistaken for an absent Katherine of Aragon, and subsequently takes the place of the young woman positioned to become the first wife of the future king Henry VIII. In her present time, Kate has been dealing with drastic changes in her life; …

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Falling for Henry

by Beverley Brenna
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: fantasy & magic, europe

In this historical novel, Kate Allen, a fifteen-year-old girl, travels back in time to the Tudor court of Henry VII. While there, she is mistaken for an absent Katherine of Aragon, and subsequently takes the place of the young woman positioned to become the first wife of the future king Henry VIII. In her present time, Kate has been dealing with th …

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The Agency 2: The Body at the Tower

by Y.S. Lee
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, homelessness & poverty, europe

Mary’s second adventure as an undercover agent forces her to relive some harrowing childhood experiences as she seeks the identity of a murderer.

Mary Quinn is back, now a trusted member of the Agency, the all-female detective unit operating out of Miss Scrimshaw’s Academy for Girls. Her new assignment sends her into the grimy underbelly of Vict …

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Medina Hill

by Trilby Kent
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: general (see also headings under family), europe

In the grimy London of 1935, eleven-year-old Dominic Walker has lost his voice. His mother is sick and his father’s unemployed. Rescue comes in the form of his Uncle Roo, who arrives to take him and his young sister, Marlo, to Cornwall. There, in a boarding house populated by eccentric residents, Marlo, who keeps a death grip on her copy of The N …

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Greener Grass

by Caroline Pignat
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 17
  • Grade: 6 to 10
tagged: europe

Kit Byrne's family is a strong one, but their strength and unity are being severely tested, as life becomes more and more desperate in 19th century rural Ireland. Lord Fraser is the wealthy landowner, from which the Byrne's and many other families rent their lands. When the potato blight hits, the farmers can no longer make their payments much less …

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Torn Away

by James Heneghan
edition: eBook
  • age: 12
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: europe, emigration & immigration, orphans & foster homes

Thirteen-year-old Declan lives only for revenge. His mother, father and sister were all killed on the streets of Belfast, and Declan will stop at nothing to settle the score. When he is torn away from his native soil and sent to live with relatives in Canada, he is disgusted by their efforts to welcome him into their lives, and determined to make t …

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