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Historical Fiction Starring Girls

The Secret School by Avi

Catherine, Called Birdy and The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman (Medieval England)

Morning Girl by Michael Dorris (1492—Bahamas)

The Firefly Letters by Margarita Engle (1851--Cuba)

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (Great Depression—Oklahoma)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly (1899—Texas)

The Last Girls of Pompeii by Kathryn Lasky (Ancient Rome)

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord (1947—Brooklyn)

Betsy-Tacy by Maude Hart Lovelace (1890’s—small town Minnesota)

The Day of the Pelican by Katherine Paterson (Kosovo War)

Fair Weather by Richard Peck (1893—Chicago World’s Fair)

A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (1938-1939—small town Illinois)

Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance by Eleanora Tate (North Carolina\Harlem during Harlem Renaissance)

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia (1967—Oakland, California)

My Name is Sally Little Song by Brenda Woods (Slavery\Seminoles)

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