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young adult historical

Ahoy, Matey!: A Pirate Booklist

September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Not fluent in pirate speak? Check out this handy English-to-Pirate translator. In honor of this important holiday, why don’t you check out a book about pirates? Adventure awaits for those daring enough to venture the high seas!

 

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Like, Try, Why #8: Historical YA

Did you just finish an awesome book that made you want to stalk the stacks for another similar title? Are you not sure what to read next? The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone staff can help you find your next favorite book.

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Like, Try, Why #1: Paranormal Historical YA FIction

Did you just finish an awesome book that made you want to stalk the stacks for another similar title? The Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone staff can help you find your next favorite book. This week we’re spotlighting paranormal historical fiction. Whether you like jazz era American with a supernatural slant, medieval fantasy, or steampunk in a historical setting, we have suggested reading for you.

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Women’s History in YA Fiction

March is Women’s History Month, a time when The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. We’re doing our part by sharing some great young adult literature that focuses on women’s experience throughout history.

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Swords and Stones: An Arthurian Legend Booklist

For centuries, the story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table have fascinated readers. Whether your interest is in the Lady of the Lake, Merlin, or Sir Lancelot, we have a story for you. Check out one of these books based on Arthurian legend!

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