My Story (Scholastic UK)

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My Story is a series of historical novels for children published by Scholastic UK. They are similar to the Dear America series, each book is written in the form of the diary of a fictional young woman or man living during an important event in history. Most of the books feature British characters and history, but some are about non British characters during important events and times in world history.

My Story: Girls[edit]

  • Princess of Egypt: The Diary of Asha 1490 BC by Vince Cross (2008)
    • Egyptian Princess (re-released 2009)
  • Pompeii: The Diary of Claudia, Pompeii, AD 78 by Sue Reid (2008)
  • My Tudor Queen: The Diary of Eva De Puebla, London, 1501 by Alison Prince (2001)
    • Catherine of Aragon (re-released 2010)
  • Anne Boleyn and Me: The Diary of Elinor Valjean, London, 1525 by Alison Prince (2005)
    • Anne Boleyn and Me: A Tudor Girl's Diary, London, 1525 (re-released 2010)
  • Lady Jane Grey, 1547 by Sue Reid (2012)
  • Bloody Tower: The Diary of Matilda "Tilly" Middleton, London, 1553 by Valerie Wilding (2002)
    • Bloody Tower: The Diary of a Tudor Girl (re-released 2008)
  • The Queen's Spies: The Diary of Catherine "Kitty" Lumsden, London, 1583-1586 by Valerie Wilding (2006)
    • To Kill a Queen (re-released 2008)
  • Mayflower: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, 1620 by Kathryn Lasky (1996)
  • The Great Plague: The Diary of Alice Paynton, London, 1665-1666 by Pamela Oldfield (2001)
    • The Great Plague An London Girl’s Diary 1665-1666 (re-release)
  • Highway Girl An English Girl’s Diary, 1670 by Valerie Wilding (2008)
  • The '45 Rising: The Diary of Euphemia Grant, Scotland, 1745-1746 by Francis Mary Hendry (2001)
  • Transported: The Diary of Elizabeth Harvey, Sydney Cove, 1790 by Goldie Alexander (2002)
    • Australia (re-release) (This one is also in the My Australia Story series)
  • No Way Back by Valerie Wilding (2012)
  • The Fall of the Blade: A Young Aristrocat's Diary, 1792-1794 by Sue Ried (2010)
  • Mill Girl: the diary of Eliza Helsted, Manchester, 1842-1843 by Sue Reid (2002)
    • Mill Girl, The Diary of a Victorian girl 1842-1843 (re-released 2008)
  • The Hunger: The Diary of Phyllis McCormack, Ireland, 1845-1847 by Carol Drinkwater (2001)
    • The Hunger An Irish Girl’s Diary 1845-1847 (re-release)
  • The Crystal Palace: The Diary of Lily Hicks, London, 1850-1851 by Francis Mary Hendry (2001)
    • Young Nanny A Victorian Girl’s Diary, 1850 (re-released 2010)
  • Slave Girl, The Diary of Clotee, Virginia, USA, 1859 by Patricia McKissack (1997)
    • Slave Girl, An African American Girl's Story, 1859 (re-release 2008)
  • Victorian Workhouse: The Diary of Edith Lorriner, London, 1871 by Pamela Oldfield (2003)
    • Workhouse A Victorian Girl’s Diary, 1871 (re-released 2008)
  • Factory Girl by Pamela Oldfield (2011)
  • Twentieth Century Girl: The Diary of Flora Bonnington, London, 1900 by Carol Drinkwater (2001)
    • 1900: A Brand-New Century A London Girl’s Diary 1899-1900 (re-released, 2010)
  • Suffragette: The Diary of Dollie Baxton, London, 1901-1913 by Carol Drinkwater (2003)
    • Suffragette (re-released 2011)
  • Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Anne Brady, RMS Titanic, 1912 by Ellen Emerson White (1998)
    • Titanic A Edwardian Girl’s Diary, 1912 (re-released 2008)
  • Road to War A First World War Girl's Diary, 1917 by Valerie Wilding (2007)
  • Berlin Olympics: Olympic Swimmer, 1936 by Vince Cross (2012)
  • Wartime Princess by Valerie Wilding (2012)
  • Nowhere to Run A Second World War Refugee's Diary, 1938-1943 by Carol Drinkwater (2012)
  • Sophie's Secret War A Second World War Girl’s Diary 1939-1940 by Jill Atkin (2008)
  • War Nurse: The Diary of Kitty Langley, Dunkirk, 1939-1940 by Sue Reid (2005)
    • War Nurse A Second World War Girl’s Diary, 1939-1940 (re-released 2009)
  • Blitz: The Diary of Edie Benson, London, 1940-1941 by Vince Cross (2001)
    • Blitz: A Wartime Girl 1940-1941 (re-released 2008)

My Story: Boys[edit]

  • Pyramid of Secrets: Pharaoh Khafra, Egypt, 2554BC by Jim Eldridge (2010)
  • Roman Invasion: A British Boy, AD 84 by Jim Eldridge (2008)
  • Viking Blood: A Viking Warrior, 1006 AD by Andrew Donkin (2008)
  • Agincourt: Jenkin Lloyd, France, 1415 by Michael Cox (2003)
  • Armada: The Story of Thomas Hobbs, England, 1587-1588 by Jim Eldridge (2002)
  • Civil War: Thomas Adamson, England, 1644 by Vince Cross (2002)
  • Trafalgar: James Grant, HMS Norseman 1799-1806 by Bryan Perrett (2002)
  • Waterloo: Bob Jenkins, Royal House Artillery, 1814-1817 by Bryan Perrett (2003)
  • Crimea: The Story of Michael Pope, 110th Regiment, 1853-1857 by Bryan Perrett (2004)
  • Indian Mutiny: Hanuman Singh, India, 1857-1858 by Pratima Mitchell (2002)
  • Sweep's Boy: A Victorian Boy, London, 1870 by Jim Eldridge (2010)
  • Zulu War: Jabulani, Africa, 1879-1882 by Vince Cross (2002)
  • The Trenches: Billy Stevens, the Western Front, 1914-1918 by Jim Eldridge (2002)
    • The Trenches: A First World War Soldier, 1914-1918 (2008 re-release)
  • Flying Ace: Jack Fairfax, Royal Flying Corps, 1915-1918 by Jim Eldridge (2003)
  • The Storm to Come, Vienna, 1939 by Yankev Glatshteyn (2010)
  • U-Boat Hunter: Peter Rogers, HMS Arum, 1939-1945 by Bryan Perrett (2005)
  • Battle of Britain: Harry Woods, England 1939-1941 by Chris Priestley (2002)
    • Battle of Britain: A Second World War Spitfire Pilot, 1939-1941 (2008 re-release)
  • Spy Smuggler: Paul Lelaud, France, 1942-1944 by Jim Eldridge (2004)
  • Desert Danger: Tim Jackson, North Africa, WWII by Jim Eldridge (2005)
    • Desert Danger (re-released 2012)
  • D-Day: Lieutenant Andy Pope, Normandy, 1944 by Bryan Perrett (2004)
    • D-Day: A Second World War Soldier, 1944 (2009 re-release)

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