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World Historical Fiction: An Annotated Guide to Novels for Adults and Young Adults Hardcover – 21 Oct 1998


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  • Hardcover: 736 pages
  • Publisher: Oryx Press; Annotated edition edition (21 Oct. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1573560669
  • ISBN-13: 978-1573560665
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 4 x 25.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,642,201 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"These books may be the most comprehensive guide to historical fiction available to teachers and librarians. Both books are logically organized and readable; even novice researchers will have little difficulty tracking down suitable historical titles."-VOYA

"Recommended for libraries that serve avid readers of historical fiction."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

"Not only is this a good reference source, it is fun to browse. Highly recommended for both public and academic libraries."-CHOICE

"One of World Historical Fiction's greatest strengths is its logical organization....Recommended for high school and public libraries."-Education Libraries

"Reading through listings for entire historical periods is both possible and enjoyable....The book passed a number of pre-arranged tests I had established."-Solander

"This is an excellent addition to the readers' advisory collections for public, secondary, and academic libraries as well as a good resource for teachers who use fiction in teaching world history."-ARBA

?Recommended for libraries that serve avid readers of historical fiction.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

?Not only is this a good reference source, it is fun to browse. Highly recommended for both public and academic libraries.?-CHOICE

?One of World Historical Fiction's greatest strengths is its logical organization....Recommended for high school and public libraries.?-Education Libraries

?Reading through listings for entire historical periods is both possible and enjoyable....The book passed a number of pre-arranged tests I had established.?-Solander

?This is an excellent addition to the readers' advisory collections for public, secondary, and academic libraries as well as a good resource for teachers who use fiction in teaching world history.?-ARBA

?These books may be the most comprehensive guide to historical fiction available to teachers and librarians. Both books are logically organized and readable; even novice researchers will have little difficulty tracking down suitable historical titles.?-VOYA

About the Author

LYNDA G. ADAMSON, Ph.D., is professor of English and chair of the English Department at Prince Georges Community College in Largo, MD, near Washington, DC. She has received her college's Faculty Senate Excellence Award for Teaching and is a member of the International Research Society for Childrens Literature. She is the author of several articles and books, including A Reference Guide to Historical Fiction for Children and Young Adults creating the Past terature Connections to American History, K-6 terature Connections to American History, 7-12 terature Connections to World History, K-6 terature Connections to World History, 7-12 d Notable Women in World History: A Guide to Recommended Biographies and Autobiographies.


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