9 Addictive Young Adult Historical Fiction Novels

Growing up in the past wasn't always easy—but it does make for interesting fiction.

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Lovely War by Julie Berry, a young adult historical fiction book

Lovely War

By Julie Berry

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The Book Thief

By Markus Zusak

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Between Shades of Gray

By Ruta Sepetys

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An Unlikely Friendship

By Ann Rinaldi

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Fever 1793

By Laurie Halse Anderson

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Doomed Queen Anne

By Carolyn Meyer

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The Carnival at Bray

By Jessie Ann Foley

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Cleopatra's Moon

By Vicky Alvear Shecter

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Eleanor & Park

By Rainbow Rowell