February 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

True Dystopia: Three New Wartime Novels for Tweens | The Upper Deck

These three recent historical novels about wartime survival should appeal to upper middle graders and teens.

History in Fiction: More than Just the Facts │ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

Writing historical fiction calls for lots of research. Language, clothing, housing, technology are just the tip of the factual iceberg when it comes to building a story based on actual events. Use the following fictional titles, selected by Junior Library Guild editors, to support the Common Core while leading middle schoolers to the facts.