America in Historical Fiction

Author: Vandelia VanMeter
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563084966
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Lists and annotates over 1,100 books about historical persons and situations, arranged chronologically and with a special section on epic novels

World Historical Fiction

Author: Lynda G. Adamson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781573560665
Format: PDF
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An annotated bibliography covering the best in historical fiction set all around the world

Recreating the Past

Author: Lynda G. Adamson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313290083
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Helping young people select appropriate historical fiction is easy with this annotated bibliography of 970 recommended American and world titles published to early 1994. Spanning grades 1-10+ it includes adult titles suitable for young adult readers. At least 200 of the titles are award winners. Each entry contains both reading and interest grade levels, a short incisive annotation about the historical event, setting, plot, protagonist and theme, current publication availability, and awards won. Seven reference appendices allow the user to search by country of setting, reading and interest grade level, protagonists from minority groups, sequels or the same characters in a series, important historical dates, and a glossary of historical and famous people or groups appearing in the works.

Bibliographical Guide to the Study of the Literature of the U S A

Author: Clarence Gohdes
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822305927
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Bibliographical Guide remains the most useful handbook of its kind now available to scholars for research in the field. The fifth revised edition includes updating and considerable but highly selective expansion as well as a section on Women's Studies. This edition includes over 100 new editions as well as more than 750 additional studies and reference works for a total of approximately 1,900 reference items, all annotated with the exception of a few with explanatory subtitles.

American Historical Fiction

Author: Lynda G. Adamson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781573560672
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An annotated bibliography of American historical fiction

The Readers Advisory Guide to Historical Fiction

Author: Jennifer S. Baker
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 083891165X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Whether set in ancient Egypt, Feudal Japan, the Victorian Age, or Civil War-era America, historical fiction places readers squarely at the center of fascinating times and places, making it one of the most popular genres in contemporary publishing. The definitive resource for librarians and other book professionals, this guideProvides an overview of historical fiction’s roots, highlighting foundational classics, and explores the genre in terms of its scope and styleCovers the latest and most popular authors and titlesDiscusses appeal characteristics and shows how librarians can use a reader's favorite qualities to make suggestionsIncludes lists of recommendations, with a compendium of print and web-based resourcesOffers marketing tips for getting the word out to readersEmphasizing an appreciation of historical fiction in its many forms and focusing on what fans enjoy, this guide provides a fresh take on a durable genre.