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Boys 13 Enter the time machine, set the controls for "The Past", hit the big red button and travel back to another age. I warn you though, you may never want to come back...



Try these first


Monkey boy
Monkey boy

by Donovan Bixley (2014)

 


The boy in the striped pyjamas
The boy in the striped pyjamas

by John Boyne (2006)

 


The
              seeing stone
The seeing stone

by Kevin
Crossley-Holland (2000)

First book in the Arthur series


The red necklace
The red necklace

by Sally Gardner (2007)

First book in the French Revolution series


Coram boy
Coram boy

by Jamila Gavin (2000)

 


Troy
Troy

by Adèle Geras (2000)

 


The silver
              donkey
The silver donkey

by Sonya Hartnett (2004)

 


The falconer's knot
The falconer's knot

by Mary Hoffman (2007)

 


Goodnight
              Mister Tom
Goodnight Mister Tom

by Michelle Magorian (1981)

 


Private
              Peaceful
Private Peaceful

by
Michael Morpurgo (2003)

 


Wolf brother
Wolf brother

by Michelle Paver (2004)

First book in the Chronicles of ancient darkness series


Here lies Arthur
Here lies Arthur

by Philip
Reeve (2007)

 


I am the
              great horse
I am the great horse

by Katherine
Roberts (2007)

 


The dark
              horse
The dark horse

by Marcus
Sedgwick (2002)

 


The eagle
              of The Ninth
The eagle of The Ninth

by Rosemary Sutcliff (1954)

First book in The eagle of The Ninth series 


Becoming Joe DiMaggio
Becoming Joe DiMaggio

by Maria
Testa (2002)

 


Cue for
              treason
Cue for treason

by Geoffrey
Trease (1940)

 


Blitzcat
Blitzcat

by Robert Westall (1989)

 


Wolf Hollow
Wolf Hollow

by Lauren Wolk (2016)

 



If you want more


Forest of bones
Forest of bones

by David Kennett (2014)

 


Never fall
              down
Never fall down

by Patricia McCormick (2012)

 


Milkweed
Milkweed

by Jerry Spinelli (2003)

 



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