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Europe: 1700s

Conlon-McKenna, Marita. Fields of home 
In the latter part of the nineteenth century, their varied circumstances in Ireland and in America convince Peggy and Michael O'Driscoll and Eily O'Driscoll Powers of the importance of family.

Hendry, Frances Mary. Quest for a kelpie 
In the days before the Scottish uprising of 1745 against the English throne, a young girl fantasizes about riding a wild horse.

Henty, G. A. In the reign of terror: the adventures of a Westminster boy
Harry Sandwith, a Westminster boy, becomes a resident at the chateau of a French marquis, and after various adventures accompanies the family to Paris at the crisis of the Revolution.

Hesse, Karen. Stowaway
A fictionalized journal relates the experiences of a young stowaway from 1768 to 1771 aboard the Endeavor which sailed around the world under Captain James Cook.

McCaughrean, Geraldine. Plundering paradise
Left penniless in eighteenth-century England, fourteen-year-old Nathan Gull and his mousy sister Maud accompany Tamo, the son of a notorious pirate, to his homeland of Madagascar where they are all changed by their encounter with Tamo's dangerous past.

Nichol, Barbara. Beethoven lives upstairs 
The letters that ten-year-old Christoph and his uncle exchange show how Christoph's feelings for Mr. Beethoven, the eccentric boarder that shares his house, change from anger and embarrassment to compassion and admiration.

Schmidt, Gary D. Anson's way 
While serving as a British Fencible to maintain the peace in eighteenth-century Ireland, Anson finds that his sympathy for a hedge master, a teacher devoted to teaching Irish children their forbidden language and culture, places him in conflict with the law of King George II.

Wiley, Melissa. Down to the bonny glen
In Scotland in 1791, eight-year-old Martha Morse, who would grow up to become the great-grandmother of author Laura Ingalls Wilder, meets her new governess and learns the difference between growing up a laird's daughter and a child of a cottager.

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