Historical Fiction for Middle School Readers

Posted on December 14, 2020

by Jozlyn H

Historical fiction books enable readers to learn about historical events while enjoying a great fiction story. Here is a list of historical fiction books for your middle schooler to enjoy while learning.

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Cover of Goddess of Yesterday Cover of Goddess of Yesterday

Goddess of Yesterday

eBook Audio   |   eBook Text   |   hoopla
Cover of The Crystal Ribbon Cover of The Crystal Ribbon

The Crystal Ribbon

Print   |   eBook   |   hoopla Audio
Cover of The Inquisitor’s Tale Cover of The Inquisitor’s Tale

The Inquisitor’s Tale

Print   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of Juba! Cover of Juba!

Juba!

Print   |   eBook Audio   |   hoopla Audio   |   hoopla eBook
Cover of Silent Thunder Cover of Silent Thunder

Silent Thunder

Print   |   eBook Text   |   eBook Audio   |   hoopla Audio
Cover of The Detective’s Assistant Cover of The Detective’s Assistant

The Detective’s Assistant

Print   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of Chasing Secrets Cover of Chasing Secrets

Chasing Secrets

Print   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of War Horse Cover of War Horse

War Horse

Print   |   Spoken CD   |   hoopla Audio
Cover of Beyond the Bright Sea Cover of Beyond the Bright Sea

Beyond the Bright Sea

Print   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text   |   Spoken CD
Cover of Stella by Starlight Cover of Stella by Starlight

Stella by Starlight

Print   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text   |   hoopla Audio
Cover of Esperanza Rising Cover of Esperanza Rising

Esperanza Rising

Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Text   |   Braille   |   eBook Audio   |   Print Spanish   |   Book Kit
Cover of The Mighty Miss Malone Cover of The Mighty Miss Malone

The Mighty Miss Malone

Print   |   Spoken CD   |   Book Kit   |   eBook Text   |   eBook Audio

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