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For this challenge, from Jan to Dec 2008 I’ll be reading at least 12 books that are historical fiction or non-fiction. Part of the rules is to mix is up a bit so I have Adult and Children, Fiction and Non-fiction. The books are marked as follows: AF-Adult Fiction, ANF-Adult Non-Fiction, CF-Children’s Fiction, CNF-Children’s Non-Fiction.

1. The Last Witchfinder by James Morrow (AF)
2. Medicus by Ruth Downie (AF)
3. Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi (CF) (Also for Newbery Project)
4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (AF) (Also for 888) review here.
5. The Sky is Falling by Kit Pearson (Also for Reading My Name and Book Awards) review here. 6. A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin by Karen Hesse (CF)
7. Witch-hunt by Marc Aronson (CNF)
8. Underground to Canada by Barbara Smucker (CF)
9. Julia’s Mending by Kathy Lynn Emerson (CF) review here.
10. The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox (CF) review here.

11. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare review here.
12. Looking at the Moon by Kit Pearson (Also for Reading My Name) review here.

Surviving Hitler by Andrea Warren (AF)
Osiris: Death and Afterlife of a God by Bojana Mojsov (NF)
Hatshepsut: The Princess Who Became King by Ellen Galford (CF)
Human Traces by Sebastien Faulks (AF)
Human Origins by Herbert Thomas (CNF)
Black Potatoes by Susan (CNF)
A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell (AF)
Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy (CF)
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson (CF)
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About Kathleen

I've been a nonfiction lover for as long as I can remember. I love children's nonfiction as well and love to share my knowledge and the books I gained them from, with the world. I wish more people would give nonfiction a chance.