History Comes Alive

Stone Soup Editors' Notes  /   /  By Gerry Mandel, Editor
Stone Soup Magazine
May/June 2017

Many Stone Soup readers tell us that historical fiction is their favorite genre. We think we know why. Realistic characters, whose feelings and concerns are similar to our own, can bring the events of history to life better than a dry textbook. A perfect example of historical fiction is “Curtis Freedom,” the featured story from

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Gerry Mandel, Editor
About the Author

Back in 1973, I was part of the group of UC Santa Cruz students who put together the very first issue of Stone Soup. It has been my great pleasure to continue to edit and publish Stone Soup for all these years, along with co-founder William Rubel. We hope you enjoy reading Stone Soup as much as we enjoy making it.

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  1. Frankie October 26, 2013 at 5:46 pm Reply

    This was a very good story telling readers about slaves getting freedom.

  2. Arshad December 18, 2013 at 6:40 am Reply

    I find this book very interesting.

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