The Samurai's TaleHmh Books for Young Readers #ad - When the powerful lord takeda’s soldiers sweep across the countryside, killing and plundering, they spare the boy Taro’s life and take him along with them. Taro becomes a servant in the household of the noble Lord Akiyama, a cook, where he meets Togan, who teaches Taro and makes his new life bearable.
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The Ides of April Ray, Mary, Roman Empire Sequence.Ignatius Press #ad - Ages 14 and up. The desperate attempt to unravel the threads of the political intrigue carries Camillus into the very presence of Nero and brings Hylas into contact with the new secret sect of Christians. Hmh books for Young Readers. Hylas escapes capture long enough to enlist the aid of a young tribune, Camillus Rufus.
Hylas is young greek slave in the household of Caius Pomponius, a Roman Senator involved in political schemes. An unique teenage mystery. Hmh books for Young Readers. 165 pages. When the senator is found mysteriously murdered, the household slaves including Hylas and his mother fall under suspicion.
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Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Finally, the day has come when Henry will be judged for admission. Eleanor of aquitaine, has been waiting in heaven a long time -- eight centuries, more or less -- to be reunited with her second husband, wife to two kings, mother to two others, Henry II of England.165 pages.
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Son of Charlemagne Living History LibraryIgnatius Press #ad - Hmh books for Young Readers. Hmh books for Young Readers. 165 pages. Was he to be dispossessed? yet Carl sees that Charlemagne is determined to do what he feels is best to serve God and Europe. One day you will rule over all my lands. But the king already had an heir, Pepin the Hunchback, mockingly called Gobbo.
The many-faceted story of the great Emperor Charlemagne and his son Carl will stir the minds and imaginations of young people. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Ages 14 and up. Through carl's eyes we discover the grand dimensions of western Europe's foundation. The year is 781 A. D. Hmh books for Young Readers. One frosty night he speaks to his young son Carl of his plans for the future: "When we come to Rome you will know that I am naming you my heir.
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The Shakespeare StealerPuffin #ad - As full of twists and turns as a London alleyway, colorful characters, villainy, this entertaining novel is rich in period details, and drama. A fast-moving historical novel that introduces an important era with casual familiarity. School library journal, starred review"readers will find much to like in Widge, and plenty to enjoy in this gleeful romp through olde England" --Kirkus Reviews "Excels in the lively depictions of Elizabethan stagecraft and street life.
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Mara, Daughter of the Nile Puffin Story BooksPuffin Books #ad - Mara is a proud and beautiful slave girl who yearns for freedom in ancient Egypt, under the rule of Queen Hatshepsut. Dangerous espionage, an unusual love story, and richly drawn background make this a book to capture quick and lasting interest. Horn book “Thoroughly engrossing. Kirkus reviews Hmh books for Young Readers.
Against her will, mara finds herself falling in love with one of her masters, the noble Sheftu, and she starts to believe in his plans of restoring Thutmose III to the throne. Ages 14 and up. Puffin. Puffin Books. Hmh books for Young Readers. 165 pages. This compelling story of adventure, and intrigue, set in ancient Egypt, romance, was written by the three-time Newbery Honor and Edgar Award winning author Eloise Jarvis McGraw.
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But just when mara is ready to offer sheftu her help and her heart, her duplicity is discovered, and a battle ensues in which both Mara’s life and the fate of Egypt are at stake.