Part of the "If You Were There" Series, this pook explores the various customs and dress of the Colonial age in an absorbing, informative, and entertaining way. Colorfully illustrated for your 7- to 10-year old. Approximately 70 pages, softcover from Scholastic.
If you lived in colonial times
--What kind of clothes would you wear?
--Would you go to school?
--What would happen if you didn't behave?
This book tells you what it was like to live in the New England colonies during the years 1565 to 1776.
Ann McGovern has been writing children's books for over 35 years. She has published over 45 titles including STONE SOUP, several books in the IF YOU LIVED.... series, and SCRAM, KID! (Viking, 1974), which won the Horn Book Award. McGovern spent part of her career at Scholastic, where she created the See-Saw Book Club. McGovern lives in New York City.