Historical Fiction by Time Period
(early to modern)
Gill, Harvey. Orphan of the Sun.
Meryt-Re, a thirteen-year-old orphan living in Egypt during the building of the pharaohs' tombs, tries to come to terms with her ability to see the truth in dreams while also attempting to determine who is trying to overthrow the village foreman.
Grant, K. M. Blood Red Horse.
A special horse named Hosanna changes the lives of two English brothers and those around them as they fight with King Richard I against Saladin's armies during the Third Crusades.
United States History
Anderson, Laurie Halse. Chains.
After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.