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Home Page Historical Fiction Matrix The following matrix lists information about the books read. As you
view the matrix, look for common characteristics. (For example, do
most historical fictions include historical characters?) To make a bulletin board version of the matrix, download the directions and headings (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 2.0 or above.) Last updated October 27, 1997 Title Setting Historical Characters Fictional Characters Point of View Main Character's Conflict(s) Important Events Character's Development Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill *PDF file for Bulletin Board This book took place in Kentucky, Virginia and North Carolina. This book takes place around the year 1780. The historical characters are George Washington, Governor Jefferson, Colonel Clark. No, none of these characters are the main character. 1. Stephanie Venable: Stephanie is nice, courageous, brave and she is also very welcoming to people she meets. Stephanie is the main character. 2. Noel Venable: Noel is Stephanie's brother. He is brave, hard working, nice and he also has as much courage as his sister.