Read historical fiction not set during World War II. Many of us are drawn to the fascinating narratives of people who lived, fought, and triumphed during World War II, and the publishing world reflects that widespread interest. For this historical fiction challenge, we're asking you to explore different narratives and time periods. We hope this challenge will help you discover a new era in history! Find recommendations for adults, teens, tweens, and children.
Tag: historical fiction
What if the Civil War had lasted for sixteen years? What if Charles Lindbergh had become president? What if magic had never disappeared from England? Explore the possibilities of "what if" with these novels that are based on history . . . mostly. Curated by Carrie Goodall.
From Book To Screen: The Enola Holmes Mysteries by Nancy Springer
The Case of the Missing Marquess is the first in the series of middle grade fiction novels by Nancy Springer featuring intrepid sleuth, Enola Holmes. The film adaptation is now available on Netflix starring Millie Bobby Brown, Helena Bonham Carter, Henry Cavill, and Sam Claflin. You can check out the entire series from the library!
World War II Fiction
These historical fiction picks are centered on World War II. Settings range from the homefront to occupied zones to the battlefield.
Historical Christian Fiction
Step back in time with these historical Christian fiction books that take you from American to Europe to Egypt.
“What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton”
Addicted to Hamilton: The Musical? Explore a little further with these books and films.
Let Freedom Ring!
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of a good book. Enjoy these books on 4th of July or any time of the year.
These historical fiction selections explore the lives of biblical figures, some well-known and some lesser-known. From Lazarus, to Jesus' family, to Noah's wife, these stories offer a deeper perspective on familiar lives.