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What is historical fiction?

A work of fiction set in a time prior to when it was written, but also if a contemporary realistic fiction novel ages it becomes historical fiction.

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Why should teachers introduce children to historical fiction?

Have the reader step into the past with an aesthetic experience; helps the reader develop consciousness of how time and place influence who they are; helps the reader by having them emphasizing

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1st historical fiction

Waverly by Sir Walter Scott published in 1810

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Early history fiction writers?

Had one agenda and that was to teach students historical information.

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Laura Ingalls wilder?

Was the first historical fiction writer for children published in 1932: the little house in the big woods.