March 31, 2020
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Historical Fiction Timeline
⟶ Updated 2 months ago ⟶
List of edits
Waverly- The novel by Sir Walter Scott is said to be the first Historical FIction Novel
The Daisy Chain- Charlotte Yonge is considered to be the first author to write historical fiction for children and establish the genre as distinct unique.
Master Simon's Garden - Cornelia Meigs set in important precedent in that ordinary people were the centers of her stories.
Caddy Woodlawn -This classic by Carol Ryrie Brink establishes that the fad of novels focusing on women was in fact a lasting style and not a fad.
The Matchlock Gun- This novel won the Newberry award in 1949, signaling that Historical Fiction had a growing prestige
Rifles for Watie - Newberry Award Winner
The Witch of Blackbird Pond - Newberry Award Winner
Island of the Blue Dolphins - Newberry Award Winner
The Bronze Bow - Newberry Award Winner
Historical Fiction has officially split from adventure and can now cressbreed with any genre
Historical Fiction is being written for younger children and exploring themes that go beyond adventure and biography
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