Historical Fiction for Teens

A Genre Guide
Rabey, Melissa (Book - 2011)
Historical Fiction for Teens
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This book offers a thorough exploration of historical fiction for young adults, examining popular and compelling books that illuminate the past and define the struggles faced by young people in those times.

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Of use to librarians and other educators, this text supplies short summaries of hundreds of young adult historical fiction novels. Librarian Rabey has organized the entries in alphabetical order by author name and also by what period and country or area the novel is set. Symbols alert users to recommended age groups, and to which books are good options for class or group discussions. A general history of young adult fiction and historical fiction in general is provided along with several suggestions for the text's use in the classroom. Libraries Unlimited is an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Offers readers' advisory information for young adult historical fiction, providing short summaries for hundreds of titles and suggestions for which books are good options for class and group discussions.

Authors: Rabey, Melissa
Statement of Responsibility: Melissa Rabey
Title: Historical fiction for teens
a genre guide
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, ©2011
Characteristics: xv, 324 pages ; 27 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents: Living in the past : historical fiction for young adults
Traditional historical fiction : world history
Traditional historical fiction : history of the Americas
Historical mysteries
Historical adventures
Historical fantasy
Time travel
Other resources
Appendix A. Award-winning historical fiction
Appendix B. Some thematic booklists
Subject Headings: Teenagers Books and reading United States Readers' advisory services United States Young adults' libraries Book lists Young adult fiction, American Stories, plots, etc Historical fiction, American Stories, plots, etc Young adult fiction, American Bibliography Historical fiction, American Bibliography
Topical Term: Teenagers
Readers' advisory services
Young adults' libraries
Young adult fiction, American
Historical fiction, American
Young adult fiction, American
Historical fiction, American
LCCN: 2010041101
ISBN: 1591588138
Research Call Number: JFF 11-125
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