Cheaney, J. B. The playmaker
While working as an apprentice in a London theater company in 1597, fourteen-year-old Richard uncovers a mystery involving the disappearance of his father and a traitorous plot to overthrow Queen Elizabeth.
Hilgartner, Beth. A murder for Her Majesty
Horrified at having witnessed her father's murder and fearing that the killers are agents of Queen Elizabeth I, eleven-year- Alice Tuckfield hides in the Yorkshire cathedral by disguising herself as one of the choirboys.
Lasky, Kathryn. Elizabeth I, red rose of the House of Tudor
In a series of diary entries, Princess Elizabeth, the eleven-year-old daughter of King Henry VIII, celebrates holidays and birthdays, relives her mother's execution, revels in her studies, and agonizes over her father's health.
Napoli, Donna Jo. Daughter of Venice
Frustrated with the restrictions her gender imposes on her life, fourteen-year-old Donata, disguised as a boy, sneaks out of her noble family's house to roam the streets of late sixteenth-century Venice and then must confront the repercussions of her actions.
O'Dell, Scott. The hawk that dare not hunt by day
Amid political turmoil and threats of plague, young Tom Barton accepts the risks of helping William Tyndale publish and smuggle into England the Bible he has translated into English.