50 Must-Read Historical Fiction Books for Kids
I have no doubt that they were doing it because they wanted to help engage me with the history subjects I was doing at school. And it probably helped. Not really. Nor did I look on in terror from the monastery at Lindisfarne as the first Viking raiders arrived across the wild North Sea. What I needed was people. Stories about people.
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Historical fiction books show kids a glimpse of the past through the relatable eyes of a story. Kids learn so much about history when reading these types of chapter books. These combine mystery, history, magic, and adventure as siblings Jack and Annie adventure through time. Your kids will zip through these fascinating adventures. The books always are about a young boy trying to survive the historically important, life-changing event.
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