The Journals of Kevin Murphy III: The Problems Posed for a History Teacher, Trying to Teach History with Historical Novels.

I. English Version (Faire défiler vers le bas pour la version française). I had decided to deliver my historical lessons, using historical novels. But, once I had finished the first draft, I realized that history has a lot of holes … Continue reading

The Journals of Kevin Murphy: II. The Source of the Novels (Faire défiler vers le bas pour la version française)

The Turtle Lost on Mackinac Island in Jody’s Michigan Adventures. Art by Jeanne L. Morris.  The series title, The Journals of Kevin Murphy, is supposed to recall The Original Journals of Lewis and Clark, my narrator, Kevin Murphy’s favorite book. Kevin … Continue reading