Top 10 Historical Novels

History can seem boring or detached to many readers. However, when explored through a novel it's easy to get swept up in the lives of people just like us, but who are caught up in events beyond their control. Children and adults alike can learn so much from a good historical novel and get transported to so many areas of our shared history. Dip in and enjoy!

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Friend or Foe

1916: Which side are you on?

The Making of Mollie
Written by Anna Carey, Cover illustration by Lauren O'Neill

Ireland's War of Independence

Spirit of the Titanic
Written by Nicola Pierce, Illustrated by Emma Byrne
Under the Hawthorn Tree

Children of the Famine

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey, Cover illustration by PJ Lynch