Popular Young Adult Historical Fiction

by Paul Astin | Oct 06, 2016
BookThiefBook Thief
by Markus Zusak
Death narrates this tale set in Nazi Germany about characters who experience unthinkable challenges and can still find kindness.

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BetweenShadesOfGrayBetween Shades of Gray
by Ruta Sepetys
Fifteen year old, Lina, narrates a tale of Lithuanians sent to Stalin's work camps in Siberia. She is an artist and uses her talents to record her life in exile.

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CodeNameVerityCode Name Verity
by Elizabeth Wein
Julia tries to ease the torture and pain by telling her story after she is captured as a spy in Nazi controlled France. 

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Fever1793Fever 1793
by Laurie Halse Anderson
Fourteen year old, Matilda, helps her mother with their coffehouse in Philadelphia until yellow fever hits and devastates the city. Will she survive?

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BoyInTheStripedPajamasBoy in the Striped Pajamas
by John Boyne
Bruno moves to Berlin with his parents when his dad receives a new assignment with the Nazi Regime. Bruno is lonely and sees many his age wearing striped pajamas behind a fenced area not too far from his new house. Are they potential friends?

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