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Leviathan series by Westerfield: WWI alternative universe, superb!

Clockwork Scarab by Gleason. Alternative Victorian England. Main characters
Sherlock Holmes niece and Bram Stoker's sister (a vampire hunter!).
Excellent!

On Sep 5, 2017 4:02 PM, "O'Kane, Peggy" <Peggy.O&#39;[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Have you suggested the Steam Punk genre to him? Vaguely Victorian England
> but with steam powered airships etc.
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>
> Peggy O'Kane
> Coordinator of Special & Digital Collections
> Maine State Library
> 207 287-5605
> @MaineStLibrary
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> On Behalf Of Sheila Dube
> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 3:36 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [MELIBS-L] need a Teen read about alternate universes
>
> A teen reader is looking for more books that provide a twist in history or
> a "real" but alternate universe. I don't get a sense that he is looking for
> dystopian.  He read a book he thinks is called "Into the Fear" (I have not
> been able to personally locate it) where the Nazi regime won instead of
> lost.  He wants other titles that have a twist to the history.  He said he
> wasn't looking for fantasy per se, but I book-talked him into trying "The
> Story of Owen" where dragons are part of daily life in the United States.
> Any other suggestions for when he returns for more?
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>
> Sheila Dube
>
> Youth Services Librarian
>
> Springvale Public Library
>
> 443 Main Street
>
> Springvale, ME 04083
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> (207)324-4624
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