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Best Teen Historical Fiction of 2013

  • TEEN

    ALL THE TRUTH THAT'S IN ME

    SEPT. 26, 2013

  • TEEN

    A MOMENT COMES

    JUNE 25, 2013

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

A MOMENT COMES

by Jennifer Bradbury

Historical fiction that brings its history to bloody, poignant life: rare and notable. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    LITTLE RED LIES

    SEPT. 10, 2013

CHILDREN'S

LITTLE RED LIES

by Julie Johnston

Filled with bumbling characters who achingly love each other, this coming-of-age tale rises above a crowded field to take... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    DARK TRIUMPH

    APRIL 2, 2013

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DARK TRIUMPH

by Robin LaFevers

An intricate, masterful page-turner about politics, treachery, religion, love and healing. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    ROSE UNDER FIRE

    SEPT. 10, 2013

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

ROSE UNDER FIRE

by Elizabeth Wein

Rich in detail, from the small kindnesses of fellow prisoners to harrowing scenes of escape and the Nazi Doctors’ Trial in... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    BOXERS & SAINTS

    SEPT. 10, 2013

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

BOXERS & SAINTS

by Gene Luen Yang ; illustrated by Gene Luen Yang

This tour de force fearlessly asks big questions about culture, faith, and identity and refuses to offer simple answers. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    PALACE OF SPIES

    NOV. 5, 2013

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

PALACE OF SPIES

by Sarah Zettel

This witty romp will delight fans of historical fiction as well as mystery lovers. (Mystery/historical fiction. 12 & up) Full review >

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