These Golden Days (Innocent Years)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.06 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Moving from book to newspaper, or newspaper to book, the reader realizes, with a jolt, how the threshold of difference has been lowered in recent months. These raps quickly provide historical context for favorite works of historical fiction. I see no reason why the Gododdin could not have had a similar arrangement with Bernicia as Catwallaun had with Mercia a few decades later. Genre fiction is rife with clichés, some general, some specific to the genre in question. (more…)...
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Refining Emma (Candlewood Trilogy #2)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.12 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Like other books of its time, Pollyanna contains a few comments that are considered racist by modern standards: a maid is referred to as “Black Tilly,” and there are several comments to the effect that little boys from India are “heathens” who “don’t know any more than to think that God was in that [idol].” Find Pollyanna at your local library. by: Gary Schmidt - (Clarion Books, 2007) 264 pages. Many children’s songs may be sung and danced to. (more…)...
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A Measure of Mercy (Home to Blessing Book #1)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.79 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Now, as the book industry enjoys a second "golden age of young adult fiction," according to expert Michael Cart, it bears asking why young adult fiction has become so successful. Frank Dobie, who was widely known as "Mr. In 1980, Umberto Eco got an international success with The name of the rose, a novel set in an Italian abbey in 1327 and readable both as an historical mystery, as an allegory of the Italy in the “ plumber years ” and as an erudite joke....
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Elsie's Girlhood; a Sequel to "Elsie Dinsmore" and "Elsie's

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.22 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It is set in Florence at the end of the 15th century, when Savonarola controlling the city. The question of accuracy and anachronism particularly comes up in YA literature around questions of girls’ independence and level of learning, and even girls’ safety while having exuberant adventures. (Anne Scott MacLeod casts a chilling shadow over the historical inaccuracies of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, who emerges “unsullied” from a high seas adventure.) Preoccupied with an analysis of historical fiction as a genre in terms of its social contexts and...
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Virginia: Precious Burdens/Redeemed Hearts/Ramshackle

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.77 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Weiland's novels, including her latest release Storming, a historical/dieselpunk adventure about a 1920s biplane pilot fighting off storm-wielding sky pirates. Find Snow Wings at your local library. by: Gary Paulsen - (Laurel Leaf, 1989) 112 pages. He was a leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance and a pusher for equal rights. For non-fiction, he is drawn to narratives, learning new things and the occasional humor project. (more…)...
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Sweet Violet: English Ivy Series #3 (HeartQuest)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.21 MB Downloadable formats: PDF We're not just watching the fight; that's our buddy, our girl back home, our brother. Complications set in when his mentor's beautiful, sexy, and rebellious daughter Lissha - who is as comfortable carrying a gun as she is carrying a Gucci bag - forces Kiam to decide between his sizzling desire for her and his immense loyalty to big Zo. He has taken up an alarming hobby: DIY genetic engineering. — R. Beginning in September 1915, Under the Northern Lights picks up from the previous story’s...
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ALL GOD'S CHILDREN

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.69 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This particular selection of fiction mostly comes from the ‘What if’ category where history has diverged from its path and gone in another direction. Literary historical fiction does exist but it seems to me few people actually read it. She used to love doing that with her grandfather. During their escape and travels through Poland, they suffer illness, humiliation and hardship. Of course, dialogue and description are two key element in bringing any fiction alive, so the diary form was severely limiting. (more…)...
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Love Follows the Heart (Jmb Series I)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.97 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The stories, dreadful enough, were grotesquely exaggerated (and gruesomely illustrated in woodcuts) by the English press.. .. an Anglo-Scottish army was despatched. .. Opera is of course a big part of music at the time, and the book gives some attention to these great music events in Italy as well as Vienna, Austria. The records for 1196-1198 place him at Château Gaillard, Richard’s massive castle building project on the River Seine. The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz,...
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There is a Season (Cheney & Shiloh: The Inheritance #3)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.47 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I believe history should never be boring! If writing your own piece of historical fiction (or bringing in a local author to do so), do a think-aloud in which you share your family artifacts with the class, “thinking aloud” about the information and ideas you have so far. The book is written in southern twang with a slightly educated tone to it because Elijah is going to school and the teacher is from New York. Arranged marriages, bloodline plotting, and other marks of high power may...
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Phoebe Deane (Miranda Trilogy)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.97 MB Downloadable formats: PDF For those who want more truth than fiction, there are many fascinating non-fiction choices. Perhaps the most interesting part is the detailed description of the idiosyncracies of the Model T Ford (Tin Lizzie) and how they had to improvise to enable her to travel the 1,360 miles to Katherine, most of which had never been travelled before by car. The Chactaw Indians have passed it down for generations. Their challenges mimic today’s teen challenges. His chapters on ‘Character’ and ‘ Setting ’ are included within...
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