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Papa's Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming, Boris Kulikov (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 6, 2013 tagged historical fiction • picture book
An inventor builds underwater vehicles based on his daughter’s observations of fish in a lake.
Paperboy by Vince Vawter (2013)
Reviewed by wally on October 3, 2014 tagged coming of age • historical fiction
A boy with a severe stutter takes over a friend’s paper route in Memphis in the summer of 1959.
Paul Joins the Scouts by Michel Rabagliati, Helge Dascher (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on September 12, 2014 tagged coming of age • graphic novel • historical fiction
In Quebec in 1970, Paul joins the scouts, goes to camp, has his first kiss, and decides to become an artist.
Pyg The Memoirs of Toby, The Learned Pig by Russell Potter (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 12, 2014 tagged historical fiction
In 1780s England, a pig named Toby avoids becoming dinner, joins a show, and learns to communicate with humans.
Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier, Rebekkah Rimmington, Fiona Hardingham, Davis Ligudzinski (2015)
Reviewed by diane on August 14, 2015 tagged audiobook • coming of age • historical fiction • mystery • paranormal
The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P. Book 1) by Eoin Colfer (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on June 7, 2013 tagged historical fiction • science fiction • thriller
A Victorian-era boy travels to the future, pursued by his would-be mentor, who wants to turn him into a killer.
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (2010)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 10, 2010 tagged historical fiction • literary
A young woman discovers a 200-year-old diary and relives the French Revolution while completing her senior thesis.
Rocketeer Adventures (Volume One) by John Cassaday, Mike Allred, Kurt Busiek, Mark Waid, Darwyn Cooke, Lowell Francis, Ryan Sook, Joe R. Lansdale, Jonathan Ross, Dave Gibbons, Joe Pruett, John Cirudi, Bruce Timm, Tommy Lee Edwards, Scott Hampton, Tony Harris, Brendan McCarthy (2011)
Reviewed by danritchie on May 17, 2013 tagged graphic novel • historical fiction • science fiction • superhero
A stunt pilot with a jetpack serves up justice during World War II.
Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal (2010)
Reviewed by snow on March 15, 2013 tagged fantasy • historical fiction
Jane is a talented glamourist. Mr. Dunkirk admires her skills and intelligence, but others threaten her family honor.
The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang, Sonny Liew (2014)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on July 4, 2014 tagged graphic novel • historical fiction • superhero
Hank wants to be a grocer in Chinatown like his father, but his mother wants him to be a superhero.
Shake Girl a Graphic Novel Inspired by a True Story by 2008 Stanford University Graphic Novel Project (2008)
Reviewed by geneambaum on September 17, 2010 tagged graphic novel • historical fiction • literary
Sherlock Holmes and a Scandal in Bohemia (On the Case with Holmes and Watson #1) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Murray Shaw, M.J. Cosson, Sophie Rohrbach (2011)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 23, 2011 tagged graphic novel • historical fiction • mystery
A Simple Murder by Eleanor Kuhns (2012)
Reviewed by emilyjones on November 15, 2013 tagged historical fiction • mystery
Revolutionary War veteran Will Rees tries to make things right with his son and solve the murder of a Shaker woman.
Sold for Endless Rue by Madeleine E. Robins (2013)
Reviewed by wally on November 1, 2013 tagged historical fiction
In 13th century Sicily, Laura attends medical school and drives a hard bargain with the person who stole her greens.
Steppe (Planet Stories #23) by Piers Anthony (2009)
Reviewed by geneambaum on July 30, 2010 tagged historical fiction • science fiction
A 9th century Uigar chief seeking revenge falls off a cliff and finds himself in the future.
The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan (2009)
Reviewed by geneambaum on February 21, 2014 tagged fantasy • graphic novel • historical fiction
In Dust Bowl-era Kansas, Jack thinks he may have figured out where the rain is hiding.
The Suspicions of Mr. Wicher A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate Summerscale, Simon Vance (2008)
Reviewed by emilyjones on September 10, 2010 tagged audiobook • historical fiction • mystery