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ERIC Number: EJ611077
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-9170
Historical Fiction: Teaching Tool or Literary Experience?
Beck, Cathy; Nelson-Faulkner, Shari; Pierce, Kathryn Mitchell
Language Arts, v77 n6 p546-55 Jul 2000
Looks at the characteristics of outstanding historical fiction including its literary qualities and criteria associated with authenticity. Discusses how teachers invite readers to approach their experiences with these novels. Looks at the role of historical fiction in today's classrooms. Presents brief annotations of 25 outstanding works of children's historical fiction. Notes other outstanding books. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - General
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Language: English
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