Diary-style stories of young people in Australia
Stories of young people during some of the most important historical periods: Ancient Egypt, the Great Plague, the Industrial Revolution, and more.
Eight stories of princesses and queens: Cleopatra, Anne Boleyn, Jane Grey, Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots, Marie Antoinette, Victoria, Anastasia.
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Stories set in Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and Britain.
In Historical fiction the setting and characters are in a documented historical period with much of the story and characters authentic. Some stories may involve modern characters in time travel.
Explore Indigenous history, the colonial period, the gold rushes, and the twentieth century.
Vikings, crusades, plagues, royalty and peasants.
Curious to read stories from Medieval times? Try Chaucer’s 14th century tales:
In the trenches and on the home front: experiences of the two World Wars.
Author talks about writing The war that saved my life:
Read the words of those who were there:
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