Adventures Through Time

These girls have survived it all: the Trojan War, the French Revolution, pirates on the high seas, the Wild West, World War II, and more! Travel through history with these heroines and their fast-paced adventures.

Nobody's Prize

By Esther Friesner

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Still longing for adventure, Princess Helen of Sparta maintains her disguise as a boy to join her unsuspecting brothers as part of the crew of the Argo, the ship commanded by Prince Jason in his quest for the Golden Fleece.

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Piratica: Being a Daring Tale of a Singular Girl's Adventure Upon the High Seas

By Tanith Lee

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A bump on the head restores Art's memories of her mother and the exciting life they led, so the sixteen-year-old leaves Angels Academy for Young Maidens, seeks out the pirates who were her family before her mother's death, and leads them back to adventure on the high seas.

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Rowan Hood, Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest

By Nancy Springer

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In her quest to connect with Robin Hood, the father she has never met, thirteen-year-old Rosemary disguises herself as a boy, befriends a half-wolf, half-dog, a runaway princess, and an overgrown boy whose singing is hypnotic, and makes peace with her elfin heritage.

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Stella Stands Alone

By A. LaFaye

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Fourteen-year-old Stella, orphaned just after the Civil War, fights to keep her family's plantation and fulfill her father's desire to turn land over to the people who have worked on it for generations, but first she must find her father's hidden deed and will.

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The Misadventures of Maude Marche, or, Trouble Rides a Fast Horse

By Audrey Couloumbis

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After the death of the stern aunt who raised them since they were orphaned, eleven-year-old Sallie and her fifteen-year-old sister escape their self-serving guardians and begin an adventure resembling those in the dime novels Sallie loves to read.

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The Red Necklace: A Story of the French Revolution

By Sally Gardner

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In the late eighteenth-century, Sido, the twelve-year-old daughter of a self-indulgent marquis, and Yann, a fourteen-year-old Gypsy orphan raised to perform in a magic show, face a common enemy at the start of the French Revolution.

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