Historical Fiction. Historical Fiction. Historical fiction stories are fiction stories that are set in the past. The setting of historical fiction stories is usually real and the plot comes from something that has taken place a long time ago.
Historical fiction stories are fiction stories that are set in the past.
The setting of historical fiction stories is usually real and the plot comes from something that has taken place a long time ago.
Historical fiction often contains actual people who lived in the past, but the main characters tend to be fictional.
Laura Ingalls Wilder is a popular children’s historical fiction book writer.
She wrote the Little House on the Prairie books.
You can find out more about Laura Ingalls Wilder by reading this poster.
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In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.
In the summertime Charlie goes fishing with her friends, investigates the mysterious disappearance of the entire Carter family, meets new neighbors, and finds that she and her older brother can be friends.
When the Germans occupy Holland in 1940 and begin to persecute the Jews there, twelve-year-old Eva and her family assume false names and move from one hiding place to another.
When both her parents are unable to find work and pay the bills during the Great Depression in the late 1930s to early 1940s, resourceful Sarah Ann Puckett saves the family from the poorhouse by selling her prize-winning homemade bread.
When he goes to spend the summer with his great-aunt in the family's old house, eleven-year-old Drew is drawn eighty years into the past to trade places with his great-great-uncle who is dying of diphtheria.
Alone in the frontier wilderness in the winter of 1839 while his father is recovering from an injury, eleven-year-old Nathan runs afoul of the renegade killer known as Weasel and makes a surprising discovery about the concept of revenge.
Born into slavery, Bass Reeves became the most successful US Marshal of the Wild West. He brought hundreds of fugitives to justice, was shot at countless times, and never hit. Bass Reeves was a black man, born into slavery. And though the laws of his country enslaved him and his mother, when he became a free man he served the law, with such courage and honor that he became a legend.