Fiona's Lace Analysis

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Essentials states that historical fiction and bibliographies can make the past come alive and invite readers to immerse themselves in another time and place (p.166). In choosing Fiona’s Lace as part of a classroom collection, this is precisely what I intend to do for my students. The story itself is intriguing for readers of all ages. Concepts including family, strength, and bravery are present throughout the book. In addition, the story details the struggle of Irish immigrants during a significant point in history in a realistic way that is still appropriate for the age range I chose. I believe that Fiona’s Lace is a valuable addition to a classroom collection not only due to the factors previously mentioned but also because it will stimulate
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