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Short Historical fiction books

Short Historical fiction books

Britain s finest short-story writer Helen Simpson. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe Novels arise out of the shortcomings of history,said Novalis, the 18th-century author and philosopher who forms the subject of (and, indeed, supplies the epigraph for) Penelope Fitzgerald s The Blue Flower. But what of short stories? We re all familiar with the doorstopping historical novel, but what of its pithier, pocket-sized counterpart? According to Brad Hooper s Short …


Best Non-Fiction History books

Best Non-Fiction History books

A book fiend s appetite for the written word can take a number of forms. Some readers are carnivores, preferring to stick to the hefty meat of non-fiction tomes; others are herbivores and exclusively graze about the sunny meadows of fiction. And some of us are gluttonous, greedy omnivores, devouring every book within view and washing it all down with a liberal dose of Cabernet Sauvignon. I ve always felt a bit sorry for the devout herbivore readers …


Historical Fiction books for Girls

Historical Fiction books for Girls

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Historical Romance Fiction Books

Historical Romance Fiction Books

AUTHOR SEEKS MAJOR PUBLISHER FOR GREAT NEW NOVEL - THE OBAMA FACTOR The Obama Factor is an unbiased historical account that tells the whole story of the 2008 election that led to Obama s win, in a political romance novel. This novel also depicts the major problems that plagued America in 2008, including the Wall Street Bailout and global elite, with a romantic gothic twist. This book is the sequel to Election 2 Enchantment by Elaine North, and Jennifer …

Easy historical fiction books

Easy historical fiction books

Article Why one teacher uses historical fiction in the classroom, tips for choosing good historical fiction, and strategies for helping students differentiate between fact and fiction Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8 Here s the story on historical fiction in my classroom: It illuminates time periods, helps me integrate the curriculum, and enriches social studies. Just take Amy s word for it. At the end of our westward-expansion unit, while modeling her …

Fifth Grade Historical Fiction Books

Fifth Grade Historical Fiction Books

1 Jun While it’s certainly not a new idea to pair fiction and non-fiction texts, it’s one I’ve been spending more time thinking about over the past few years in my work with middle grade readers. About three years ago I began to notice that as I was conferring with readers in my classroom, they very rarely self-selected historical fiction stories. Trying to be responsive and knowing that sometimes readers need a gentle nudging to try something new …

Non Fiction American History Books

Non Fiction American History Books

Judges for the National Book Award for nonfiction consider a wide world of subjects,but this year’s longlist of 10 finalists is heavily concentrated on works about America — and particularly American history. Among the titles announced this morning for the $10, prize are a history of Florida,two about the history of American slavery,a biography of Benjamin Franklin’s sister,and a work of cultural analysis subtitled “An Inner History of the New America.” …

Recommended Historical Fiction Books

Recommended Historical Fiction Books

Updated Nov. 28, 2009 12:01 a.m. ET 1 The Rings of Saturn By W.G. Sebald New Directions, 1998 In Rings of Saturn,the *German author W.G. Sebald weaves fact and fiction into a book that is part memoir, part travel narrative, part meditative essay and part history. The story twists and turns and shuttles back and forth through time and along England s desolate East Anglian coastline. As the unnamed narrator makes his way south on a walking tour through …

Examples of Historical Fiction books

Examples of Historical Fiction books

This page offers tips on how to write historical fiction. It is just one of many pages on the CWN website about the elements of fiction and creative writing techniques. At the bottom, you ll find links to related pages, as well as the chance to take free creative writing lessons. Do you like this page? Please click the +1 button to recommend it! How to write historical fiction - What is historical fiction? Historical fiction is a category for novels …

WW2 Historical fiction Books

WW2 Historical fiction Books

The Katyn Order: A Novel The German War Machine is in retreat as the Russians advance. In Warsaw, Resistance fighters rise up against the Nazi occupiers, but the Germans retaliate ruthlessly, leveling this once-beautiful city. THE KATYN ORDER is an award-winning historical novel set in WW2. Natalia, a young Polish freedom fighter and Adam, an American covert agent, meet during the chaos of the Warsaw Rising. Together they uncover a secret about …