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Historical Fiction Starring Boys


The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli (Medieval England)

Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi (Late Middle Ages—England)

The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood (Elizabethan England)

The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis (Civil Rights Movement)

The Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald (1896--small town America)

Stowaway by Karen Hesse (Captain Cook’s first voyage)

Legend of Bass Reeves by Gary Paulsen (Wild West)

Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck (Great Depression)

Trouble Don’t Last by Shelley Pearsall (Underground Railroad)

Under the Blood Red Sun by Graham Salisbury (World War II--Hawaii)

Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1866—Rural New York State)

The Earth Dragon Awakes by Laurence Yep (San Francisco Earthquake 1906)

Aqua Fish Theme was designed by Dealancer for Acuariofilia en Ecuador.