NYHS President Supports Historical Literacy to Teach U.S. History

Grateful American™ Book Prize 2015In a Huff Post Education article New-York Historical Society President Louise Mirrer contemplates, “… why do our young people suffer from a history deficit? And what can we do about it?”

As a leader in historical education she ponders how to get young people interested in U.S. History. “One way that we could help get students hooked on history today is to put historical novels into their hands — ones that are both entertaining and faithful to the experience of the past.” She cites the Grateful American Book Prize as A Novel Solution to America’s ‘History Deficit’.

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