One of my favorite things to do in English class is to bring the reading of Historical Fiction to life! I've done it with . . .
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Now, in honor of a visiting Author in April, Margi Preus, Wake Up Sunshine is bringing her epic Historical Fiction novel, Shadow on the Mountain to life. This engaging, thought-provoking, and affordable literary guide is filled to the brim with creative ideas to motivate and encourage your students or child and improve their reading comprehension ability. The guide also includes thought-provoking quizzes and creative interactive notebook activities.
Espen lives a life filled with danger, as he opposes the Nazi invasion of his beloved country. To quote the wonderful song, "Under Pressure" by Queen, Espen knows "it's the terror of knowing what this world is about."
Yes, it's a creative guide for an dangerous journey in the life of Espen. So, let your young readers experience how the human spirit fights against the evil in this world, in this adventurous and inspiring story!
Total Pages = 75