Teen and Young Adult Books
By: George Alfred Henty (1832-1902)
The Tiger of Mysore
During the Indian war with Tippoo Saib, 15 year old Dick Holland and his mother set out from England to find and rescue his father, shipwrecked 6 years earlier, and believed to be held prisoner by the 'Tiger of Mysore'.
True to the Old Flag
This book tells the story of the American war of Independence from the side of the British. The old flag mentioned in the title is the flag of England. This is a book for young readers, but - as a good book should be - everybody can enjoy it".
One Of The 28th - a Tale of Waterloo
A tale of Victorian-style romance, maritime battles and even the penultimate Napoleanic battle - Waterloo. (Introduction by Mike Harris)
On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War(1897)
With the exception of the terrible retreat from Afghanistan, none of England's many little wars have been so fatal--in proportion to the number of those engaged--as our first expedition to Burma. It was undertaken without any due comprehension of the difficulties to be encountered, from the effects of climate and the deficiency of transport; the power, and still more the obstinacy and arrogance of the court of Ava were altogether underrated; and it was considered that our possession of her ports would assuredly bring the enemy, who had wantonly forced the struggle upon us, to submission...
Through Russian Snows
There are few campaigns that, either in point of the immense scale upon which it was undertaken, the completeness of its failure, or the enormous loss of life entailed, appeal to the imagination in so great a degree as that of Napoleon against Russia. Fortunately, we have in the narratives of Sir Robert Wilson, British commissioner with the Russian army, and of Count Segur, who was upon Napoleon's staff, minute descriptions of the events as seen by eye-witnesses, and besides these the campaign has been treated fully by various military writers...
Through the Fray
Ned Sankey is a quick-tempered, strong-willed boy during the Luddite riots in Yorkshire. The happy times at the beginning of the story are soon marred by the death of his father. From there things only get worse. When things take a turn for the worst, how will he respond?
With Frederick The Great: A Story of the Seven Years' War
Among the great wars of history there are few, if any, instances of so long and successfully sustained a struggle, against enormous odds, as that of the Seven Years' War, maintained by Prussia--then a small and comparatively insignificant kingdom--against Russia, Austria, and France simultaneously, who were aided also by the forces of most of the minor principalities of Germany. The population of Prussia was not more than five millions, while that of the Allies considerably exceeded a hundred millions...
Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main
An exciting tale set on the high seas, in a period ruled by exploration, with the ever-present dangers of nature and the weather, together with pirates of the famed Spanish Main.
|The Boy Knight|
|In the Irish Brigade A Tale of War in Flanders and Spain|
|For the Temple A Tale of the Fall of Jerusalem|
|Both Sides the Border A Tale of Hotspur and Glendower|
|By Conduct and Courage A Story of the Days of Nelson|
|The Lion of Saint Mark A Story of Venice in the Fourteenth Century|
|At Aboukir and Acre A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt|
|The Cornet of Horse A Tale of Marlborough's Wars|
|With Lee in Virginia A Story of the American Civil War|
|The Bravest of the Brave — or, with Peterborough in Spain|
|Through Three Campaigns A Story of Chitral, Tirah and Ashanti|
|With Kitchener in the Soudan A Story of Atbara and Omdurman|
|A Jacobite Exile Being the Adventures of a Young Englishman in the Service of Charles the Twelfth of Sweden|
|With Wolfe in Canada The Winning of a Continent|
Captain Bayley's Heir: A Tale of the Gold Fields of California
When young Frank is falsely accused of a crime, he leaves England to seek adventure in America. He joins a wagon train heading west to the California gold fields, but as he is soon to find out, the West is more than just adventure! Braving Indians, wolves, and other dangers, Frank is determined to strike it rich - and perhaps someday clear his name and return home.
|Out on the Pampas Or, The Young Settlers|
|The Queen's Cup|
By: George Cary Eggleston (1839-1911)
|The Big Brother A Story of Indian War|
By: George Cupples (1839-1898)
|Carry's Rose, or, the Magic of Kindness. A Tale for the Young|
|The Cockatoo's Story|
|Bluff Crag, or, A Good Word Costs Nothing|
By: George de Horne Vaizey (1857-1917)
|Tom and Some Other Girls A Public School Story|
|About Peggy Saville|
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