Auel, Jean - The Clan of the Cave Bear (468 pages) - Orphaned Ayla struggles to fit in and survive in the period when Cro-Magnons and Neanderthals existed at the same time on the Earth.
Brennan, J. H. - Shiva: an Adventure of the Ice Age (181 pages) - A Cro-Magnon tribe is forced to confront its collective fear of the Neanderthal people they call ogres, when a young girl of the tribe, Shiva, befriends an ogre boy, and when Hiram, a young hunter from the tribe, is captured by ogres.
Brennan, J. H. - Shiva Accused (275 pages) is the sequel. Dickinson, Peter - A Bone from a Dry Sea (199 pages) - Vinny is spending the summer with her archaeologist father on a dig in Africa. Alternate chapters describe the life of a tribe of sea apes who, according to a controversial theory of evolution, may have been the direct predecessors of our human ancestors.
Wolf, Joan - Reindeer Hunters (368 pages) - Refusing to marry a man from an enemy tribe in order to establish peace, Norakamo chief's daughter Alane finds that she is unable to resist the remarkable Nardo and realizes that her marriage must succeed if either tribe is to survive.
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Cooney, Caroline – Goddess of Yesterday (263 pages) Taken from her home on an Aegan island as a six-year-old girl, Anaxndra calls on the protection of her goddess as she poses as two different princesses over the next six years, before ending up as a servant in the company of Helen and Paris as they make their way to Troy. (N)
Galloway, Priscilla – The Courtesan’s Daughter (259 pages) From humble beginnings, Phano rises to become one of ancient Athens' most powerful citizens through her marriage to Theo, but they both have powerful enemies who don't share their political views. (N)
Geras, Adele – Ithaka (360 pages) The island of Ithaka is overrun with uncouth suitors demanding that Penelope choose a new husband, as she patiently awaits the return of Odysseus from the Trojan War. (N)
Geras, Adele – Troy (346 pages) Told from the point of view of the women of Troy, portrays the last weeks of the Trojan War, when women are sick of tending the wounded, men are tired of fighting, and bored gods and goddesses find ways to stir things up. (N) Sequel is Ithaka.
McLaren, Clemence - Inside the Walls of Troy (199 pages) - Events surrounding the Trojan War, as told by Helen and Cassandra. (N)
McLaren, Clemence – Waiting for Odysseus (149 pages) Presents the story of Odysseus's epic journey through the eyes of his faithful wife Penelope, the sorceress Circe, the goddess Athena, and his old nanny Eurycleia. (N)
Napoli, Donna Jo - Song of the Magdalene (240 pages) - Tells the story of Miriam, a young girl being raised by her widowed father in ancient Israel, who grows up to be Mary Magdalene. (N)
Spinner, Stephanie – Quicksilver (229 pages) Hermes, Prince of Thieves and son of Zeus, relates why the seasons change, the history of the Trojan War, his friendship with Pegasus, and many more adventures. (N)
Spinner, Stephanie – Quiver (176 pages) When her father commands that she produce an heir, the huntress Atalanta gives her suitors a seemingly impossible task in order to uphold her pledge of chastity, as the gods of ancient Greece look on. (N)
Sutcliff, Rosemary – Black Ships Before Troy (128 pages) Retells the story of the Trojan War, from the quarrel for the golden apple, and the flight of Helen with Paris, to the destruction of Troy. (N)
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