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...

The wolves of Willoughby Chase
by Joan Aiken (1962)
First book in the Wolves of Willoughby Chase series
Tuck everlasting
by Natalie Babbit (1975)

Fire, bed and bone
by Henrietta Branford (1997)

Dovey Coe
by Frances O'Roark Dowell (2002)

War game
by Michael Foreman (1989)

Summer of my German soldier
by Bette Greene (1973)
First book in the Summer of my German soldier series

The long walk
by Kerry Greenwood (2004)

The silver donkey
by Sonya Hartnett (2004)

War horse
by Michael Morpurgo (1982)
First book in the Warhorse series

Ties that bind, ties that break
by Lensey Namioka (1999)
Island of the blue dolphins
by Scott O'Dell (1960)
First book in the Island of the blue dolphin series
A long way from Chicago
by Richard Peck (1998)
First book in the Grandma Dowdel series

I am the great horse
by Katherine Roberts (2007)

   Esperanza rising
by Pam 
Muņoz Ryan (2000)

A drowned maiden's hair
by Laura Amy Schlitz (2006)

The invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick (2007)

The silver sword
by Ian Serraillier (1956)

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 the previous book in this series

Becoming Joe DiMaggio
by Maria Testa (2002)

Cue for treason
by Geoffrey Trease (1940)

Little house in the big woods
by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1932)
First book in the Little house series

Wolf Hollow
by Lauren Wolk (2016)

Monkey boy
by Donovan Bixley (2014)
The lacemaker and the princess
by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (2007)

The war that saved my life
by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (2015)
by Theresa Breslin (1993)
First book in the Kezzie series

by Grace Cavendish (2004)
First book in the Lady Grace series

The seeing stone
by Kevin Crossley-Holland (2001)
First book in the Arthur series

The house of sixty fathers
by Meindert DeJong (1956)
Charlotte sometimes
by Penelope Farmer (1969)
Third book in the Aviary Hall series
Can be read & loved without having read any previous books in this series
They came on Viking ships
by Jackie French (2005)

by Leon Garfield (1967)

Lily's crossing
Patricia Reilly Giff (1997)
First book in the Lily's crossing series

Old Yeller
by William Gipson (1956)
First book in the Old Yeller series

Out of the dust
by Karen Hesse (1997)

Forest of bones
by David Kennett (2014)
The thieves of Ostia
by Caroline Lawrence (2001)
First book in the Roman mysteries series
Number the stars
by Lois Lowry (1989)
The amazing story of Adolphus Tips
by Michael Morpurgo (2005)
The ivory rose
by Belinda Murrell (2011)

The Blackthorn key
by Kevin Sands (2015)
First book in The Blackthorn key series

by Jerry Spinelli (2003)

Murder most unladylike
by Robin Stevens (2014)
First book in the Wells and Wong mystery series

Hitler's canary
by Sandi Toksvig (2005)

Pigeon summer
by Ann Turnbull (1992)

The machine gunners
by Robert Westall (1975)
First book in the Machine gunners series

One crazy summer
by Rita Williams-Garcia (2010)
First book in the One crazy summer series

Carrie's war
by Nina Bawden (1973)
Starring Sally J. Freedman as herself
by Judy Blume (1977)

The truth about Verity Sparks
by Susan Green (2011)
First book in the Truth about Verity Sparks series

Kaspar prince of cats
by Michael Morpurgo (2008)

The silver spoon of Solomon Snow
by Kaye Umansky (2004)
First book in the Solomon Snow series