79 Extraordinary YA Historical Fiction Books for Teens to Read

79 Extraordinary YA Historical Fiction Books for Teens to Read

Young Adult (YA/Teen) historical fiction books are fantastic reads for people who love reading and learning about history! The best YA historical fiction books are all on our ultimate list. This list of new and best teen YA historical fiction books has something for everyone. Discover your next favourite story to immerse yourself in on this YA historical fiction books list.

YA historical fiction books

Last Updated: September 27, 2023

YA Historical Fiction

  1. A School for Unusual Girls by Kathleen Baldwin

2. Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman

3. Championess by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zetas

4. Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh

5. Mad Miss Mimic by Sarah Henstra

6. Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane

7. One For All by Lillie Lainoff

8. Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

9. Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

10. The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller

11. The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

12. The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu

13. The Silence of Bones by June Hur

14. These Vicious Masks by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas

15. Until We Meet Again by Renée Collins

16. You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins

17. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

18. A Royal Christmas Quandary by Samantha Hastings

19. Escaping From Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco

20. Capturing the Devil by Kerri Maniscalco

21. Dark of the West by Joanna Hathaway

22. The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh

23. An Assassin’s Guide to Love and Treason by Virginia Boecker

24. The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

25. The Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz

26. Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor

27. Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

28. How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather

29. Stone Field by Christy Lenzi

30. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

31. The Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor

32. The Silent Unseen by Amanda McCrina

33. The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig

34. Worlds of Ink and Shadow by Lena Coakley

35. Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

36. Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys

37. Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz

38. Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi

39. Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

40. The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

41. The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed

42. The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

43. Romanov by Nadine Brandes

44. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

45. The Diviners by Libba Bray

46. I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys

47. And I Darken by Kiersten White

48. A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

49. Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee

50. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand

51. These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

52. Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

53. Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

54. We Are Not Free by Traci Chee

55. Enchantée by Gita Trelease

56. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

57. Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian

58. A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

59. Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

60. Angel of Greenwood by Randi Pink

61. A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

62. My Fine Fellow by Jennieke Cohen

63. The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf

64. This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke

65. Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith

66. Lovely War by Julie Berry

67. Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee

68. Butterfly Yellow by Thanhha Lai

69. Saving Savannah by Tonya Bolden

70. Jo & Laurie by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz

71. The Enigma Game by Elizabeth Wein

72. Love & War by Melissa de la Cruz

73. Code Talker by Joseph Bruhac

74. So Many Beginnings by Bethany C. Morrow

75. When the World Was Ours by Liz Kessler

76. The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah

77. Travelers Along the Way by Aminah Mae Safi

78. Bluebird by Sharon Cameron

79. The Red Palace by June Hur

YA Historical Fiction Books

YA historical fiction books are fantastic reads to learn about history and past events. If you are interested in adding any to Goodreads, I have created a YA historical fiction books shelf that you might be interested in. What are some of your favourite YA historical fiction novels?

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