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Historical Fiction for the School Library: Riveting Reads

Dawn Finch·November 2018

ISBN 9781911222187 · Price: £15.00 (Members £11.00)Add to Basket

Series: Riveting Reads · Level: Primary and Secondary

If you're looking for some 'Riveting Reads' in the genre of historical fiction, then this guide is perfect for your requirements. Written by author and librarian Dawn Finch, with a foreword by SLA Patron and former President Kevin Crossley-Holland, this publication provides a strong introduction to what a historical novel is, why children should be encouraged to read historical fiction, and also some important tips for choosing historical fiction. Historical Fiction for the School Library offers a superb selection of concise book reviews covering Pre-History, Ancient Greece, Egyptians, Romans, and the period from the 5th Century AD to the World Wars – encompassing text and picture books. It also includes references to poetry, anthologies and series books.