“As Simple As That,” Zenna Henderson, 1971

“As Simple As That,” Zenna Henderson, 1971 — Children use class essays to retell the story of “What Happened?” to cause the “Torn Time.”

Comments: Read in the Norton Anthology of Science Fiction.  Themes of catastrophe, history, education, children.  Geology reference:  “Bobby’s daddy thinks maybe the magnetic poles changed and north is west now or maybe east.” 

Author: Wikipedia: “Zenna Chlarson Henderson (November 1, 1917 – May 11, 1983) was an American science fiction and fantasy novella and short story author, and an elementary school teacher.”


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