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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Under the Hawthorn Tree

Children of the Famine

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey, Cover design or artwork by PJ Lynch
Spirit of the Titanic
Written by Nicola Pierce, Illustrated by Emma Byrne
Friend or Foe

1916: Which side are you on?

The Making of Mollie
Written by Anna Carey, Cover design or artwork by Lauren O'Neill
Pawns

Ireland's War of Independence