HistoricalFiction

Intermediate - 12 yrs and up, $175.00, 14 week course– No prerequisite

Glimmerings of imagination tangle with tales of true-life heroes in the pages of historical fiction. Thrill to these well-loved stories of a treasure hidden in the depths of an old abbey, Joan of Arc’s battle for France, a conspiracy to overthrow the king of the micro-nation of Ruritania, St. Paul the Apostle’s escape from murderers by night in a basket, and more!

To Buy:

  • Madeleine Takes Command by Ethel C. Brill
  • The Hidden Treasure of Glaston by Eleanore M. Jewett
  • The Man on Fire: The Story of Saint Paul by Mary Fabyan Windeatt (Also published as: Saint Paul the Apostle: The Story of the Apostle to the Gentiles)

Week 1: Madeleine Takes Command, Ch. 1 - 9

Week 2: Madeleine Takes Command, Ch. 10 - end

Week 3: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving - entire work

Week 4: The Rise of Robert the Bruce by Sir Walter Scott - only Chapter 8 of Tales of a Grandfather

Week 5: The Hidden Treasure of Glaston, Ch. 1 - 5

Week 6: The Hidden Treasure of Glaston, Ch. 6 - 11

Week 7: The Hidden Treasure of Glaston, Ch. 12 - end

Week 8: Joan of Arc, the Warrior Maid by Lucy Foster Madison, Ch. 1 - 13
(also published as Joan of Arc)

Week 9: Joan of Arc, the Warrior Maid, Ch. 14 - 22

Week 10: Joan of Arc, the Warrior Maid, Ch. 23 - end

Week 11: The Man on Fire: The Story of Saint Paul by Mary Fabyan Windeatt, Ch. 1 - 17
(also published as Saint Paul the Apostle: The Story of the Apostle to the Gentiles)

Week 12: The Man on Fire: The Story of Saint Paul, Ch. 18 - end

Week 13: The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope – edited version online*, Ch. 1 - 11

Week 14: The Prisoner of Zenda, Ch. 12 - end

*The original text contains a few instances of God's name being taken in vain. Families who prefer to use an edited version with these phrases replaced can use the online copy linked to here.