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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.


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


1st historical fiction

Waverly by Sir Walter Scott published in 1810


Early history fiction writers?

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


Laura Ingalls wilder?

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