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ABDUCTION

ABDUCTION
by Newth, Mette
YA FICTION NEW
Based on an actual kidnapping of Inuit Eskimos by European traders in the 17th century, this novel tells the story of the abduction of two Inuit Eskimos who are taken to Norway and are treated as animals by their captors.


AT THE SIGN OF THE STAR

AT THE SIGN OF THE STAR
by Sturtevant, Katherine
YA FICTION STU
In 17th-century London, Meg, who has little interest in cooking, needlework, or other homemaking skills, dreams of becoming a bookseller and someday inheriting her widowed father's bookstore.


BLOOD STONE

BLOOD STONE
by Gavin, Jamilla
YA FICTION GAV
In the early 17th century, young Venetian Filippo Veroneo travels from Venice to Afghanistan to rescue his imprisoned father and stops in India to raise the ransom by selling his father's beautiful diamond to the ruler Shah Jehan, who later uses the stone as the model for the Taj Mahal.


BLOODY JACK

BLOODY JACK
Series Title: Bloody Jack Adventure
by Meyer, L.A.
YA FICTION MEY
Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a 13-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.


BURNING ISSY

BURNING ISSY
by Burgess, Melvin
YA FICTION BUR
In 17th century England, 12-year-old Issy is accused of being a witch and struggles with the belief that she actually does have strange powers.


BURNING TIME

BURNING TIME
by Matas, Carol
YA FICTION MAT
After her father's sudden death, 14-year-old Rose Rives finds that 16th-century France is a dangerous place for women, when some greedy, vindictive men charge her mother and others with being witches.


FORGED IN THE FIRE

FORGED IN THE FIRE
by Turnbull, Ann
YA FICTION TUR
After spending 3 years apart, 18-year-old Susanna is eager to be reunited with her fiance Will who is due to arrive from London so that they can be married, but it is the summer of 1665 and, unbeknownst to Susanna, the plague is beginning to spread throughout the city. Sequel to NO SHAME, NO FEAR


IN MOZART'S SHADOW: HIS SISTER'S STORY

IN MOZART'S SHADOW: HIS SISTER'S STORY
by Meyer, Carolyn
YA FICTION MEY
In 18th-century Europe, Anna "Nannerl" Mozart, a musician whose talent and dedication is overshadowed by that of her gifted younger brother, Wolfgang, struggles to win the notice of her father and patrons who might further her career, despite her gender.


NO SHAME, NO FEAR

NO SHAME, NO FEAR
by Turnbull, Ann
YA FICTION TUR
In England in 1662, a time of religious persecution, 15-year-old Susanna, a poor country girl and a Quaker, and 17-year-old William, a wealthy Anglican, meet and fall in love against all odds.


PIRATE'S SON

PIRATE'S SON
by McCaughrean, Geraldine
YA FICTION MCC
Left penniless in 18th-century England, 14-year-old Nathan Gull and his mousy sister Maud accompany Tamo, the son of a notorious pirate, to his homeland of Madagascar where they are all changed by their encounter with Tamo's dangerous past.


PRINCE ACROSS THE WATER

PRINCE ACROSS THE WATER
by Yolen, Jane
YA FICTION YOL
In 1746, a year after the Scottish clans have rallied to the call of their exiled prince, Charles Stuart, to take up arms against England's tyranny, 14-year-old, epileptic Duncan MacDonald and his cousin, Ewan, run away to join the fight at Culloden and discover the harsh reality of war.


REVOLUTION OF SABINE

REVOLUTION OF SABINE
by Ain, Beth Levine
YA FICTION AIN
During Benjamin Franklin's visit to Paris in 1776, 16-year-old Sabine Durand rails against the strict rules of society and her social-climbing mother by rejecting her arranged marriage and spending more time with servants and others who accept Franklin's political ideals and those she read in Voltaire's Candide while having her portrait painted by the renowned artist, Fragonard.


ROGUES

ROGUES
Series Title: Scottish Quartet #4
by Yolen, Jane
YA FICTION YOL
After his family is evicted from their Scottish farm in the 1700's, 15-year-old Roddy forms an unlikely friendship with a notorious rogue who helps him outwit a tyrant landlord in order to find a family treasure and make his way to America.


SOVAY

SOVAY
by Rees, Celia
YA FICTION REE
In 1794 England, the rich and beautiful Sovay, disguised as a highwayman, acquires papers that could lead to her father's arrest for treason, and soon her newly-awakened political consciousness leads her and a compatriot to France during the Revolution.