History Book Lists

In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat WintersA Death-Struck Year by Makiia LucierUprising by Margaret Peterson HaddixFateful by Claudia GrayA Countess Below Stairs by Eva Ibbotson
YA set in the 1910s
93 books — 21 voters
City of Masks by Mary HoffmanWaterfall by Lisa Tawn BergrenCascade by Lisa Tawn BergrenChangeling by Philippa GregoryTorrent by Lisa Tawn Bergren
YA Historical Fiction set in Italy
84 books — 20 voters

The Diviners by Libba BrayBright Young Things by Anna GodbersenVixen by Jillian LarkinBorn of Illusion by Teri BrownDebutantes by Cora Harrison
YA set in the 1920s
43 books — 20 voters
The Sutler of Petersburg by Joy Ross DavisSpirit of the Rebellion by Debbie  PetersonRebel Spirits by Lois RubyPicture the Dead by Adele GriffinThe Mirk and Midnight Hour by Jane Nickerson
Civil War Ghosts
75 books — 19 voters

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyTime Between Us by Tamara Ireland StoneThe Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. DanforthLooking for Alibrandi by Melina MarchettaThe Future of Us by Jay Asher
YA set in the 1990s
48 books — 18 voters
Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. GwynneThree Roads to the Alamo by William C. DavisGoodbye to a River by John GravesLone Star by T.R. FehrenbachThe Captured by Scott Zesch
Texas History
49 books — 18 voters

John Adams by David McCulloughThe Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Bailyn1776 by David McCulloughThe Federalist Papers by Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton, American by Richard Brookhiser
Books on the American Founding
63 books — 15 voters

No Safe Harbour by Julie LawsonBarometer Rising by Hugh MacLennanBurden of Desire by Robert MacNeilExploded Identity by Catherine M. MildonWho's a Scaredy-Cat! by Joan Payzant
Halifax Explosion Fiction
22 books — 7 voters
Robert Bruce and the Community of the Realm of Scotland by G.W.S. BarrowScotland by Bob HarrisThe Wars of Scotland, 1214-1371 by Michael          BrownScotland and Europe by David DitchburnThe Kings & Queens of Scotland by Richard Oram
Late Medieval Scotland (Non-fiction)
28 books — 6 voters

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie BuchananDancing for Degas by Kathryn WagnerThe Art Forger by Barbara A. ShapiroLydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper by Harriet Scott ChessmanI Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira
Degas Fiction
13 books — 4 voters
Catherine the Great by Robert K. MassieMen on White Horses by Annette MotleyEmpress of the Night by Eva Stachniak
Catherine the Great
3 books — 4 voters

The Quietness by Alison RattleVelvet by Mary HooperFingersmith by Sarah WatersSlow Awakening by Catherine MarchantFrog Music by Emma Donoghue
Baby Farming
14 books — 4 voters
Clue in the Castle Tower by Sarah Masters BuckeyThe Curse of Ravenscourt by Sarah Masters BuckeyThe Smuggler's Treasure by Sarah Masters BuckeyLady Margaret's Ghost by Elizabeth McDavid JonesThe Stolen Sapphire by Sarah Masters Buckey
American Girl Mysteries
57 books — 3 voters

The Princess in the Tower by Sharon StewartThe Bad Queen by Carolyn MeyerThe Pale Assassin by Patricia ElliottThe Lacemaker and the Princess by Kimberly Brubaker BradleyRevolution by Jennifer Donnelly
YA & Middle Grade French Revolution
33 books — 2 voters
Lost by Jacqueline DaviesDreamland by Kevin BakerThreads and Flames by Esther M. FriesnerThe Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice HoffmanTriangle by Katharine Weber
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
53 books — 2 voters

The Old Army by Edward M. CoffmanThe Twilight of the U.S. Cavalry by Lucian K. Truscott Jr.Military Innovation in the Interwar Period by Williamson MurrayAfrican Assignment by Francis De GuingandPhoenix Triumphant by E.R. Hooton
Between the Wars
7 books — 2 voters

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