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World War 2 Historical Fiction Books

Historical Fiction, World - World War I and World War II Go to: World War I | World War II: Pre-WWII: 1932-1938, 1939-1945, Aftermath and The Holocaust 1914-1918 And in the Morning by John Wilson When 16-year-old John Jay s father joins the British forces to fight in France, he is killed 10 days later. John joins up after his mother dies of grief. Then he too is shot, receiving a head injury and worse when he wanders from his unit. (SLJ gr. 9+) My …


Popular Historical Fiction Books

Popular Historical Fiction Books

Back in 1994, I wasn’t a published writer but the place crackled with fictional potential and, 12 years later, I began to reconstruct Dejima myself in a book now published as The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet . I didn’t set out to write a historical novel just for the heck of it – you’d have to be mad. Rather, only within this genre could the book be written. This being my first, I read a number of others to avoid reinventing wheels. Small hope …


Historical Fiction books titles

Historical Fiction books titles

Nishant Choksi Long dismissed as genre fiction, the historical novel has now established itself in the literary mainstream, thanks in part to heavyweight authors like two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel. For me, more than any other medium, historical fiction brings the past to life and makes it matter. The best historical fiction does more than conjure up an exotic backdrop for a conventional storyline. To truly evoke the past, the characters …

History Fiction books for Teenagers

History Fiction books for Teenagers

Troy The Clan of the Cave Bear Mother Earth, Father Sky Sphinx s Princess Blood Red Horse Anahita s Woven Riddle Zazoo Keeping Corner In the Time of the Butterflies Taste of Salt: A Story of Modern Haiti The Kitchen Boy The Book of the Maidservant Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague The Book of the Lion The Midwife s Apprentice Incantation Newes From the Dead Babylonne A Spy in the House The Ruby in the Smoke …