One of the best things about the genre is that it can make you interested in learning more about the actual history of the time period. What happens after your life is torn apart? This is the story of a teen girl who survived the Holocaust and her struggle to rebuild her life after she is liberated from a concentration camp.
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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. Teens don't read historical fiction, right? Although some teens may associate historical fiction with schoolwork, by using the genre approach, library specialists and history teachers can suggest titles that teen readers will actually enjoy.
Historical fiction children and teens. From celebrity-penned tales to fresh interpretations of the classics, here is our pick of the best for hungry readers from tots to teens. Published: 16 Dec
From the ancient world to the grungy 90s, historical novels bridge the gap between our present and our past. Young adult historical fiction novels, in particular, can captivate the younger set, offering details that aren't found in the average school textbook. These stories make the children of bygone eras seem less removed—and much more relatable to the modern day teen reader.
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Make Your Own List. Interview by Zoe Greaves. Historical novelist K J Whittaker takes us on a time-travelling adventure as she selects five brilliant historical novels for teens.
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