Category Archives: Historical Fiction

Ruby’s Hope – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Ruby’s Hope, A Story of How the Famous “Migrant Mother” Photograph Became the Face of the Great Depression Author: Monica Kulling Illustrator: Sarah Dvojack  Publisher: Page Street Publishing, McMillan, 2019 Genre: fictionalized biography Ages: 6-10 Themes: Great Depression, poverty, photography, famine, Oklahoma, Dorothea … Continue reading

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Indian No More – Book Recommendation

Title: Indian No More Authors: Charlene Willing McMannis and Traci Sorrell  Publisher: Tu Books, 2019 Ages: 8-11 Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction Themes: Native American Indians, Native American Month, #ownvoices, termination era, racism, Federal Indian Relocation Program Opening: Before being terminated. I was Indian. … Continue reading

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Mary’s Monster – Book Recommendation

Title: Mary’s Monster-Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created FRANKENSTEIN Author & Illustrator: Lita Judge Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2018 Ages: 12+ Genre: Graphic novel in verse/biography Themes: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, Pierce B Shelley, Lord Byron, female authors, gothic literature, feminism, catharsis, … Continue reading

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