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                14-15 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 boy in the striped pyjamas
The boy in the striped pyjamas

by John Boyne (2006)

 


Girl with a
              pearl earring
Girl with a pearl earring

by Tracey Chevalier (1999)

 


Chocolate cake with Hitler
Chocolate cake with Hitler

by Emma Craigie (2010)

 


The
              seeing stone
The seeing stone

by Kevin
Crossley-Holland (2000)

First book in the Arthur series


A gathering
              light
A gathering light

by Jennifer Donnelly (2003)

 


Revolution
Revolution

by Jennifer Donnelly (2010)

 


These
              shallow graves
These shallow graves

by Jennifer Donnelly (2015)

 


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
              girl is murder
The girl is murder

by Kathryn Miller Haines (2011)

First book in the Iris Anderson series


The girl in
              the blue coat
The girl in the blue coat

by Monica Hesse (2016)

 


The falconer's knot
The falconer's knot

by Mary Hoffman (2007)

 


Goodnight
              Mister Tom
Goodnight Mister Tom

by Michelle Magorian (1981)

 


Mary, bloody Mary
Mary, bloody Mary

by Carolyn Meyer (1999)

First book in the Young royals series


Bloody Jack
Bloody Jack

by L.A. Meyer (2002)

First book in the Bloody Jack adventures series


Private
              Peaceful
Private Peaceful

by
Michael Morpurgo (2003)

 


Set in stone
Set in stone

by Linda Newbury (2006)

 


Temeraire
Temeraire

by Naomi Novik (2006)

First book in the Temeraire series


Life: An exploded diagram
Life: An exploded diagram

by Mal Peet (2011)

 


Tamar
Tamar

by Mal
Peet (2005)

 


Blue skies and gunfire
Blue skies and gunfire

by K.M. Peyton (2006)

 


The ruby in
              the smoke
The ruby in the smoke

by Philip Pullman (1985)

First book in the Sally Lockhart series


The quietness
The quietness

by Alison Rattle (2013)

 


Witch child
Witch child

by Celia Rees (2000)

First book in the Witch child 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)

 


Between shades of gray
Between shades of gray

by Ruta
Sepetys (2011)

 


Salt to the
              sea
Salt to the sea

by Ruta
Sepetys (2016)

 


The eagle
              of The Ninth
The eagle of The Ninth

by Rosemary Sutcliff (1954)

First book in The eagle of The Ninth series 


Blitzcat
Blitzcat

by Robert Westall (1989)

 


Wolf Hollow
Wolf Hollow

by Lauren Wolk (2016)

 


Crusade
Crusade

by Linda Press Wulf (2011)

 


The wrong boy
The wrong boy

by Suzy Zail (2012)

 


The book thief
The book thief

by Marcus Zusak (2005)

 



If you want more


Mare's war Mare's war

by Tanita S. Davis (2009)

 


Cyrano
Cyrano

by Geraldine McCaughrean (2006)

 


Never fall
              down
Never fall down

by Patricia McCormick (2012)

 


Reunion
Reunion

by Fred
Uhlman (1971)

 


Code named
              Verity
Code named Verity

by Elizabeth Wein (2012)

 



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