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Appelt, Kathi

Summary: In 1910, Zada the camel treks across the West Texas desert to save two baby kestrels from an approaching haboob, a mountain-sized storm. sharing adventures from her youth in Turkey to keep them calm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

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McCullough, Joy

Summary: In Renaissance Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi endures the subjugation of women that allows her father to take credit for her extraordinary paintings, rape and the ensuing trial, and torture, buoyed by her deceased mother's stories of strong women of the Bible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MCCULLOUGH

Mitchell, Barbara

Summary: Related how a group of Moravians, living in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, around 1755, used heavenly music to defeat the Delaware Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 1982

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 974 MIT

Serrano, Francisco

Summary: Examines the life and legacy of Princess Malinali, a Nahuatl princess from the coast lands of Tabasco who used her knowledge of Maya, Nahuatl, and Spanish languages to act as an interpreter when her kingdom was at war with the Aztec Empire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: J 972 SERRANO

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Passionately in love with Richard III in spite of her arranged marriage to pretender to the throne Henry Tudor, Princess Elizabeth of York is forced to marry the man who murdered her lover and create a royal family under the controlling gaze of his mother, Margaret Beaufort.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREGORY

Kelly, Jacqueline

Summary: "In rural Texas in 1900, when a storm blows change into town in the form of a visiting veterinarian, twelve-year-old Callie discovers a life and a vocation she desperately wants. But with societal expectations as they are, she will need all her wits and courage to realize her dreams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: In 1880s Dakota Territory, teenager Laura Ingalls struggles to earn her teaching certificate, says good-bye to her sister Mary when she leaves home to attend a school for the blind, and shyly begins a romance with Almanzo Wilder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F WIL

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREGORY

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: The Ingalls family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, encounter Native Americans, dig a well, and fight a prairie fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F WIL

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: When Jonah and Katherine travel to early 1900s Switzerland and Serbia to return Albert Einstein's daughter, Lieserl, to history, her mother Mileva grasps entirely too much about time travel and has no intention of letting her daughter go.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F Had

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC HAD

Gibbs, Stuart

Summary: In Paris with his parents to sell family heirlooms, fourteen-year-old Greg Rich suddenly finds himself four hundred years in the past, and is aided by boys who will one day be known as "The Three Musketeers."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION GIBBS

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Married to a man twice her age, quickly widowed, and a mother at only fourteen, Margaret Beaufort is determined to turn her lonley life into a triumph. She sets her heart on putting her son on the throne of England regardless of the cost to herself, England, and even her son. Disregarding rival heirs and the overwhelming power of the York dynasty, she names him Henry, like the king; sends him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREGORY

Janke, Katelan.

Summary: A twelve-year-old girl keeps a journal of her family's and friends' difficult experiences in the Texas panhandle, part of the "Dust Bowl," during the Great Depression. Includes an historical note about life in America in 1935.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: J FICTION DEAR

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Jonah, Katherine, Chip, and Alex suddenly find themselves in 1483 at the Tower of London, where they discover that Chip and Alex are Prince Edward V and Richard of Shrewsbury, imprisoned by their uncle, King Richard III, but trying to repair history without knowing what is supposed to happen proves challenging. Author's note includes historical facts about the princes and king.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] HAD

Peterson, Melissa.

Summary: Laura Ingalls and her pioneer family encounter a variety of animals traveling through and living on the American frontier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] PET

Koen, Karleen.

Summary: An ambitious young woman, Alice Verney risks everything for pride and status as she deals with the political intrigues, private passions, shifting alliances, and social machinations of the Restoration court of King Charles II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION KOEN

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 28

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: In 1863, child slave Thomas and his sister Birdie journey north and meet up with Union soldiers who have orders to fight at Gettysburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

2 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC TAR

Peterson, Melissa.

Summary: Laura and her beloved bulldog, Jack, share some wild adventures as the Ingalls family moves from Wisconsin to Kansas and later to Minnesota.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Isaacs, Anne.

Summary: In 1870, Tulip Jones, a wealthy, self-reliant widow from England, acquires the By-Golly Gully Ranch in Texas and soon finds herself saddled with 1000 suitors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 398.23 ISAACS

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Jonah, Katherine, Chip, and Alex suddenly find themselves in 1483 at the Tower of London, where they discover that Chip and Alex are Prince Edward V and Richard of Shrewsbury, imprisoned by their uncle, King Richard III, but trying to repair history without knowing what is supposed to happen proves challenging. Author's note includes historical facts about the princes and king.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F Had

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC HAD

Garland, Sherry.

Summary: In the journal she receives for her twelfth birthday in 1835, Lucinda Lawrence describes the hardships her family and other residents of the "Texas colonies" endure when they decide to face the Mexicans in a fight for their freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1998

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: J FICTION DEAR

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: T FICTION DEAR

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: Three women who share one fate: The Boleyn Inheritance: Anne of Cleves: She runs from her tiny country, her hateful mother, and her abusive brother to a throne whose last three occupants are dead. King Henry VIII, her new husband, instantly dislikes her. Without friends, family, or even an understanding of the language being spoken around her, she must literally save her neck in a court ruled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2006

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GREGORY

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Laura learns that living away from home and teaching school can be a bit frightening when most of the students are taller than she is, but every week Almonzo Wilder arrives to take her to her family for the weekend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1971

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION WILDER

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