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Girls 10 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


The wolves of Willoughy Chase
The wolves of Willoughby Chase

by Joan Aiken (1962)

First book in The wolves of Willoughby Chase series


Starring Sally J. Freedman as herself
Starring Sally J. Freedman as herself

by Judy Blume (1977)

 


The war that saved my life
The war that saved my life

by
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (2015)

First book in the War series


Assassin
Assassin

by Grace
Cavendish (2004)

First book in the Lady Grace series


Meet Rose
Meet Rose

by Sherryl
Clark (2011)

First book in the Our Australian girl - Rose series


The house
              of sixty fathers
The house of sixty fathers

by Meindert Dejong (1956)

 


Dovey
              Coe
Dovey Coe

by Frances O'Roark Dowell (2002)




War game
War game

by Michael Foreman (1989)

 


Old Yeller
Old Yeller

by Fred Gipson (1956)

First book in the Old Yeller series


Sarah,
              plain and tall
Sarah, plain and tall

by Patricia MacLachlan (1985)

First book in the Sarah, plain and tall series


The
              amazing story of Adolphus Tips
The amazing story of Adolphus Tips

by
Michael Morpurgo (2005)

 


War horse
War horse

by Michael Morpurgo (1982)

First book in the War horse series


Island of the blue dolphins
Island of the blue dolphins

by Scott O'Dell (1960)

First book in the Island of the blue dolphins series


A single shard
A single shard

by Linda Sue Park (2001)

 


A long way
              from Chicago
A long way from Chicago

by Richard Peck (1998)

First book in the Grandma Dowdel series


Esperanza rising
Esperanza rising

by Pam Muņoz
Ryan (2000)

 


The Blackthorn key
The Blackthorn key

by Kevin Sands (2015)

First book in The Blackthorn key series


A drowned
              maiden's hair
A drowned maiden's hair

by Laura Amy Schlitz (2006)

 


The
              invention of Hugo Cabret
The invention of Hugo Cabret

by Brian
Selznick (2007)

 


The silver
              sword
The silver sword

by Ian
Serraillier (1956)

 


Murder most unladylike
Murder most unladylike

by Robin Stevens (2014)

First book in the Wells and Wong mystery series


Roll of
              thunder, hear my cry
Roll of thunder, hear my cry

by Mildred D. Taylor (1976)

Second book in The Logan family saga series
Can be read & loved without having read any previous books in this series


Becoming Joe DiMaggio
Becoming Joe DiMaggio

by Maria
Testa (2002)

 


Little
              house in the big woods
Little house in the big woods

by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1932)

First book in the Little house series



If you want more


Kezzie
Kezzie

by
Theresa Breslin (1993)

First book in the Kezzie series


Lily's
              crossing
Lily's crossing

by Patricia Reilly Giff (1997)

First book in the Lily's crossing series


The truth about Verity Sparks
The truth about Verity Sparks

by Susan Green (2011)

First book in The truth about Verity Sparks series


Kaspar
              prince of cats
Kaspar prince of cats

by
Michael Morpurgo (2008)

 


Pigeon summer
Pigeon summer

by Ann Turnbull (1992)

 



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