Children - Historical Fiction

Forgotten Fire

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ISBN: 9780440229179
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Published: Laurel Leaf - April 9th, 2002

This story is based on the life of the author's uncle. Twelve year old Vahan, son of a influencial Armenian family in Turkey, must survive the Armenian Holocaust, alone. Set during the years between 1915 and 1923, this novel is an amazing look into the human spirit. National Book Award Finalist 2000. For teens and adults. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Park's Quest

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ISBN: 9780140342628
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Published: Puffin Books - September 1st, 1989

Park never knew his father, who died in Vietnam. Now Park must learn about his father and the answers are ones that Park may not be able to handle. Park makes many discoveries not only about his father but also about himself. The discoveries will not be easy, but they will be ones that he never forgets. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

The Master Puppeteer

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By Katherine Paterson, Haru Wells (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780064402811
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Published: HarperTeen - March 24th, 1989

Vermont author Paterson creates a powerful tale of one young boy's life as an apprentice to a Japanese puppet maker. The historic information is detailed enough to add to the richness of her language. A tale of a 18th century Japanese Robin Hood-bandit is full of suspense, action, adventure and even some humor amidst the poverty and riots. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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