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A Friend for Grace (Our Australian Girl - Grace, #2)
4.28
really liked it
The year is 1808 and ten-year-old Grace is leaving London to sail to Australia as a convict after she was caught stealing. Grace doesn't miss much abo ...more
May 21, 2011
Nov 14, 2010
 
My Tudor Queen: The Diary of Eva De Puebla, London, 1501-1513
3.73
it was amazing
This book is one in the My Story series. The books in this series are fictional diaries of young girls living during different periods of British, Sco ...more
not set
Oct 24, 2009
 
Goddess of Yesterday
3.90
it was amazing
Anaxandra is the only daughter of the chieftain of a small, unnamed island in the Aegean Sea. When she is just six years old, she is taken as a hostag ...more
Aug 2004
Apr 01, 2009
 
Elisabeth: The Princess Bride, Austria - Hungary, 1853
3.67
really liked it
Fifteen-year-old Princess Elisabeth, called Sisi, is the daughter of Duke Maximilian Joseph of Bavaria and his wife, Princess Ludovica. She has had a ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
Transformation (Water, #3)
3.92
it was amazing
Nia and Corwin are joined together as Avatars, linked together with Gobaith, the young Farworlder. Now they face their greatest challenge yet as they ...more
May 2002
Apr 01, 2009
 
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Diary of Bess Brennan (Dear America)
3.93
really liked it
After she is blinded in a sledding accident, twelve-year-old Bess Brennan's life changes forever. Bess would like to hide in her room forever, but her ...more
Jan 2002
Apr 01, 2009
 
Conqueror (Pendants Of Ragnar, #2)
3.44
it was amazing
Gwyneth was just a girl when she rescued Selig, the young Viking her father was holding as a slave. Now she is a young woman, about to be married off ...more
Jul 2002
Feb 28, 2010
 
Ruin and Rising (The Grisha, #3)
4.17
it was amazing
Well it seems everyone either really loved or hated the ending. I personally loved it. Maybe because I would have made the same choice as Alina? I wil ...more
not set
May 21, 2012
 
Viva Jacquelina!: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Over the Hills and Far Away
4.10
oh no, not another one! I'm not sure I will bother to read any more of these until the final book comes out, whenever that is.
not set
Jan 03, 2012
 
Meet Grace (Our Australian Girl - Grace, #1)
3.93
really liked it
Ten-year-old Grace lives with her uncle in London in 1808. She never knew her father, and her mother died when she was very young. Her uncle cannot wo ...more
Feb 18, 2011
Oct 24, 2010
 
So Far From Home: The Diary of Mary Driscoll, An Irish Mill Girl (Dear America)
3.74
really liked it
Fourteen-year-old Mary Driscoll and her family have lived in terrible poverty in the Irish countryside every since the potato famine began several yea ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
Brooklyn Rose
3.50
it was amazing
When Rose Frampton begins a diary on her fifteenth birthday in December of 1899, she doesn't expect her life on a South Carolina plantation to change ...more
Dec 2004
Apr 01, 2009
 
With the Might of Angels: The Diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson, Hadley, Virginia, 1954
4.04
liked it
Dawnie Rae Johnston begins her diary on her twelth birthday in 1954, the day after the Supreme Court decision ending segregation in schools. Dawnie is ...more
May 11, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
Christmas After All: The Great Depression Diary of Minnie Swift, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1932 (Dear America)
3.88
it was amazing
It's late November, 1932, and the entire nation is feeling the effects of the Great Depression. Christmas is nearing, but for many families, it will b ...more
Jul 2001
Apr 01, 2009
 
The Chosen One
3.85
it was amazing
Growing up in an isolated polygamist community, thirteen-year-old Kyra never questioned much about her life. She accepted her father's three wives and ...more
Aug 2009
Apr 10, 2009
 
In the Shadow of the Alamo
3.91
it was amazing
Nine years ago, Lorenzo's father was conscripted into the Mexican army, leaving behind Lorenzo, his little sister, and their pregnant mother. They nev ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
Secrets in the House of Delgado
3.56
really liked it
The year is 1492, the place is Spain, and fourteen-year-old Maria is on her own. Her parents and little brother are dead. She hasn't seen her only liv ...more
Aug 2001
Feb 28, 2010
 
The Journey of Emilie
3.73
liked it
When twelve-year-old Emilie Borner's parents decide to emigrate from Germany to America in 1855, she has mixed feelings. She is excited about the bett ...more
Nov 2004
Apr 01, 2009
 
A Line in the Sand: The Alamo Diary of Lucinda Lawrence (Dear America)
3.73
it was amazing
Living in the tiny, remote settlement of Gonzales, Texas, in 1835, pioneer farm girl Lucinda Lawrence has just celebrated her thirteenth birthday. Her ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
Mary Ann and Miss Mozart (Historical House, #1)
3.79
liked it
Mary Ann is a twelve-year-old girl living in a wealthy merchant family in London in 1764. She loves music and hopes to someday become an opera singer, ...more
Oct 29, 2010
Mar 06, 2010
 
Samantha and the Cowboy
3.72
it was amazing
It's 1866 in the small town of Faithful, Texas, and sixteen-year-old Samantha Reynolds is desperate. Every since her father died, the family has strug ...more
Jan 2002
Apr 01, 2009
 
The Merchant's Daughter (Hagenheim, #2)
3.98
it was amazing
Seventeen-year-old Annabel Chapman grew up as the daughter of a wealthy merchant in 14th century England. Several years ago, her family’s fortune was ...more
Nov 27, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
 
Elska (Horse Diaries, #1)
4.16
really liked it
In Iceland, around the year 1000 A.D., most Icelandic horses spend their summers roaming free and their winters on farms working for humans. This book ...more
not set
Apr 01, 2009
 
Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North (Dear America)
3.92
really liked it
It is with great hesitatation that eleven-year-old Nellie Lee Love begins her new diary on New Year's Day, 1919. The diary was an unwanted Christmas p ...more
Aug 2000
Apr 01, 2009
 
Meet Cécile (American Girls: Marie-Grace and Cécile, #2)
4.02
really liked it
This book is the second in the new American Girl series about Cécile and Marie-Grace, two nine-year-old girls from very different backgrounds who both ...more
May 2011
May 24, 2011
 
Grace and Glory (Our Australian Girl - Grace, #3)
4.27
really liked it
It's 1808, and after a long sea voyage from England on a convict ship, Grace has arrived in Australia, where she must work seven years as a servant be ...more
Jul 08, 2011
Nov 14, 2010
 
Poppy at Summerhill (Our Australian Girl - Poppy, #2)
4.03
really liked it
Eleven-year-old Poppy, a half-Chinese, half-Aboriginal orphan, has disgused herself as a boy and run away from the mission where she lived with other ...more
May 22, 2011
Nov 14, 2010
 
A Home for Grace (Our Australian Girl - Grace, #4)
4.30
it was amazing
The year is 1808, and after being sent from London to Australia as a convict because she stole food, ten-year-old Grace is now working as a servant fo ...more
Oct 2011
Nov 14, 2010
 
Fever 1793
3.90
it was amazing
It's the late summer of 1793 in Philadelphia, and fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook helps her widowed mother and her grandfather run a coffehouse. Mattie ...more
Aug 2000
Apr 01, 2009
 
By These Ten Bones
3.74
really liked it
Maddie lives in a small town in the Scottish Highlands during the Middle Ages. It is very rare for strangers to visit the town; a couple of times a ye ...more
Mar 02, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
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