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Catherine Johnson: Black History Month

Language: English
Genre: Activism, History, Identity
Age group: 9-11, 12-14
Audience: Children, Young People
Topics: , Anti-racism

Join author and screenwriter Catherine Johnson for a fantastic event about writing historical fiction. Catherine has written many brilliant novels based on real people, such as Race to the Frozen North and Queen of Freedom: Defending Jamaica. In this event, Catherine showcases some of the research behind her historical novels, and discusses how history can be an excellent source of inspiration for pupils’ own creative writing.