Visual Dictionary of a Historical Community

Travel back in time to see what daily life was like for people living in the communities of the past. These colorful, visually appealing books feature spreads on various topics, with informative text, detailed illustrations, captions, and labels. Some of the illustrations in the books include town layouts, exterior/interior of a typical home, clothing, tools, professions, and household objects. For example, the Colonial book contains information on the following topics: types of Colonial homes; life on a plantation; Colonial woodworkers, blacksmiths, and ferriers; traveling in Colonial times; farm tools; the kitchen; children; the milliner; Colonial shops; and clothing. Young readers will enrich their vocabulary while learning how people lived in the days before modern conveniences. Vocabulary words appear in bold throughout the text, and a glossary and index are located in the back. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa




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