As part of that, she not only examines countless reviews, but in addition actually reads most of the books that she buys for the library. Listed below are her suggested YA historical fiction titles. Her favorites are marked with a star. Printable list.
100 Must-Read YA Historical Novels
20 great YA historical fiction books – Red Wing Public Library
From the ancient world to the grunge-filled 90s, historical novels bridge the gap between our present and our past. Young adult historical fiction novels can be particularly captivating, and offer details that aren't found in the average school textbook. These stories make the children of bygone eras seem less removed—and much more relatable to the modern day teen reader. The best historical novels are ones where fact and fiction complement each other, blending so seamlessly that it's hard to distinguish between the two.
8 of the Most Compelling Historical Fiction Books for Teens
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These books are always so immersive, really bringing us into their worlds, and we. Jehanne was an illiterate peasant, never quite at home among her siblings and peers. Until one day, she hears a voice call to her, telling her she is destined for important things. She begins to understand that she has been called by God, chosen for a higher purpose—to save France. Through sheer determination and incredible courage, Jehanne becomes the unlikeliest of heroes.