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Barret Literature Genres: Historical

Genres Description

Historical  fiction is a genre  in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.

  Elements of historical fiction are the following: that it is set in the past and pays attention to the manners, social conditions and other details of the time period. 

It sometimes explores famous historical figures.



Here are some suggested authors.

Karen Cushman

Christopher Paul Curtis

Richard Peck

Ann Rinaldi

Scott O'Dell

Graham Salisbury

Karen Hesse


Please feel free to search the internet for the author's  personal website.


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Barret Traditional Middle School
2561 Grinstead Dr., Louisville, KY 40206