Historical Fiction for Children & Young Adults

Books for children can bring history to life! Use the resources below to search for great titles.

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Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction

See “Looking for Page-Turning Historical Fiction?” for more awards.

Bibliographies /Lists

Integrating World History with Literature

Suggested Authors
James Lincoln Collier
Joseph Bruchac
Christopher Paul Curtis
Karen Cushman
Michael Dorris
Joyce Hansen
Mingfong Ho
Deborah Hopkinson
Cynthia Kadohata
Carol Matas
Sheila P. Moses
Linda Sue Park
Pam Muñoz Ryan
Mildred D. Taylor
Carole Boston Weatherford
Julius Lester
Markus Zusak
For multicultural bibliographies see LUCY.

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Inspired by Katherine T. Bucher and KaaVonia Hinton’s Young Adult Literature: Exploration, Evaluation, and Appreciation, 3rd ed.