Sunday, September 3, 2017

History Books and Historical Fiction for Young Adults


Are you a reader? Do you want to share your love of reading and history the young adults in your life? Are you looking for a good place to start? History books and historical fiction for young adults offer some great options for engaging readers.

The love of history and reading grew together in my house. I grew up reading about history and visiting historical sites. History and books inspired conversations and trips. I have fond memories of historical fiction from that the described Revolutionary- Era Boston  and took me across the great plains in a covered wagon. I could share in their experiences and enjoy their adventures. 

As a teacher and a parent I have had the chance to share the love of reading about history and visiting historical sites with a new generation. From the Magic Tree House series to Bud not Buddy; I have continued to share books about history written for young readers and young adults.

The young readers of today benefit from the growth of books being published about history for them. Books published about history or with historical themes continue to grow.  Series like Dear America and Dear Canada have expanded the historical narratives for young adult readers. The Snipesville Chronicles combines history with the adventure of time travel.  If you are looking for a history book to share with young adult readers in your life, check out our list of old and new favorites.  It is a great way to share your love of history with a new generation. You both may find a history book to love.






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