Why Teach Historical Fiction?

Trunk of Scrolls is a story of long ago. That makes it historical fiction. But it is also a novel that teaches, which makes it curriculum.

Historical fiction is one of two top methods of teaching students to “do history.”

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  • Historical fiction presents history as a story
  • Historical fiction gives history a human face
  • Historical fiction emphasizes everyday life in the past
  • Historical fiction helps students to see and appreciate multiple perspectives
  • Historical fiction restores dimension to history
  • Historical fiction fosters connections between the past and present

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“Trunk of Scrolls is so full of history it COULD HAVE been true!”