Children's Fiction: Rest of the World History

[Printable book list]

North, Central and South America

J FIC BONTEMPS
Boy of the Border (1930s trip from Mexican village to Los Angeles)

J FIC CAMERON
Colibrí (Guatemala)

J FIC CURTIS
Elijah of Buxton (1859 Buxton, Canada, freedom)

J FIC DANTICAT
Anacaona, Golden Flower (1490 in the West Indies, now Haiti)

J FIC DRAPER
Terror at Turtle Mountain (Canada 1903)

J FIC DURANGO
The Walls of Cartagena (Columbia 1600s slavery, leprosy)

J FIC EBOCH
The Well of Sacrifice (in Guatemala in a Mayan city in the 9th century)

J FIC ENGLE
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba (1940s escaping Germany to Cuba)

J FIC FRAZIER
The Midnight Tunnel: A Suzanna Snow Mystery (1905 New Brunswick)

J FIC GARRIGUE
All the Children were Sent Away (British children are evacuated to Canada during World War II)
The Eternal Spring of Mr. Ito (Canada internment camps for the Japanese in the 1940s)

J FIC GONZALES
The Red Umbrella (Cuba in 1961 and being sent to America)

J FIC GRIFFIN
Rainy Season (1977 in Panama in the Panama Canal Zone)

J FIC HARLOW
Secret of the Night Ponies (Newfoundland 1965)

J FIC HARMAN
Paco and the Lion of the North: General Pancho Villa Teaches a Boy about Life and Death During the Mexican Revolution (between 1910 and 1920)

J FIC HEAD
Culebra Cut (1911 Panama, building the Panama Canal)

J FIC IBBOTSON
Journey to the River Sea (1910 Brazil to later explore the Amazon)

J FIC KIRWAN
Lady of Palenque: Flower of Bacal (8th century Central America, Mayans)

J FIC LAWSON
Goldstone (1910 British Columbia, Canadian Pacific Railway)

J FIC LITTLE
From Anna (move from Germany to Canada in the 1930s)

J FIC MCMAHEN
Klutzhood (Canada)

J FIC ODELL
My Name is Not Angelica (St. John island, slavery, Slave Revolt of 1733-34)

J FIC PEARSON
The Daring Game (Vancouver in 1964)

J FIC PELLEGRI
Journey of Dreams (1980s Guatemalan Civil War refugees)

J FIC RIVERA
Orphan Ahwak

J FIC SHERRARD
The Glory Wind (1940s rural Canada)

J FIC STERLING
My Name is Seepeetza (1950s Canada, Salish Indians and the Kamloops Indian Residential School)

J FIC TEMPLE
Grab Hands and Run (flight from El Salvador to Canada during civil war in El Salvador in the 1980s)

J FIC TRUEMAN
Hurricane (about Hurricane Mitch (1998) from boy in village in Honduras)

J FIC WELLS
My Havana (1950s leaving Cuba, coming to America)

J FIC WYNNEJON
Rex Zero series (Cold War Canada)
Rex Zero and the End of the World
Rex Zero: King of Nothing
Rex Zero, the Great Pretender

Africa

J FIC BECK
The Field Guide to Safari Animals (1924, creating animal dioramas for a museum)

J FIC BURNS
Mansa Musa: The Lion of Mali (14th century Mali)

J FIC CARTER
His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut (mid 1400s B.C.E.)

J FIC FARMER
Clever Ali (Egypt)

J FIC GLASS
The Year the Gypsies Came (1960s South Africa during apartheid)

J FIC GREGORY
Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile (Egypt 50s B.C.E.)

J FIC KENT
Stones for My Father (South Africa in late 1800s)

J FIC KURTZ
Saba: Under the Hyena's Foot (Ethiopia in 1840s)
The Storyteller's Beads (1980s Ethiopia, famine, racial tensions)

J FIC LEVITIN
The Return (Ethiopia 1980s, tensions with beliefs, Operation Moses)

J FIC LOGAN
The 5,000-Year-Old Puzzle: Solving a Mystery of Ancient Egypt (1924 Egyptian archaeological dig)

J FIC MANKELL
Secrets in the Fire (Mozambique, civil war, landmines, disabilities)

J FIC MARSDEN
Sahwira: An African Friendship (1960s Rhodesia, race relations)

J FIC MEAD
A Year with No Rain (1999 refugees in the Sudan)

J FIC MCCAUGHR
The Pirate's Son (1717 England to Madagascar, pirates)

J FIC MCKISSAC
Nzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba (West Africa)

J FIC MITCHISO
Sun and Moon (ancient Egypt, children of Marc Antony and Cleopatra VII)

J FIC NAIDOO
Burn My Heart (1950s Kenya, race relations)

J FIC PARK
A Long Walk to Water (Sudanese Civil War 1985 after coming to America)

J FIC PLATT
Egyptian Diary: The Journal of Nakht (ancient Egypt)

J FIC RUBALCAB
A Place in the Sun (ancient Egypt)
The Wadjet Eye (45 B.C.E. Egypt to the Roman Empire)

J FIC STOLZ
The Shadows of Ghadames (Libya at the end of the 1800s, sex role in Muslim society)

J FIC TURNER
Maïa of Thebes: 1463 B.C. (ancient Egypt)

Australia

J FIC BEATTY
Jonathan Down Under (1800s, gold mining)

J FIC ELMER
The Adventures Down Under series (1860s)
Escape to Murray River
Captive at Kangaroo Springs
Rescue at Boomerang Bend
Dingo Creek Challenge
Race to Wallaby Bay
Firestorm at Kookaburra Station
Koala Beach Outbreak
Panic at Emu Flat

J FIC LISSON
The Devil's Own (1629 off the coast, shipwrecks, time travel)

J FIC PARK
Playing Beatie Bow (1880s, time travel)

J FIC THIELE
February Dragon (a bushfire in countryside of Victoria)