If You Lived 100 Years Ago

If You Lived 100 Years Ago

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780590960014
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Series: If You.
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 154,303
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.23(d)
Lexile: 770L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author


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.

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If You Lived 100 Years Ago 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Suther89 More than 1 year ago
I was introducing the concept of change or time in my second grade class and I thought this book would be of some help. It turned out that this book is more for diplay than for a lesson. The illustrations are hard to understand for the children. The class must have schema before showing this text. The book works after other lessons or text have been presented. If class has no schema of New York understanding is limited. It did help to bring questions from the students but I am not sure of the understanding of a change in time. I would not reccommend this text for lesson planning but I would add to classroom reference library.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My 7 year old loves reading these types of books. It really opens up an opportunity to teach them about the differences in what goes on today and what happened 100 years ago. Great book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is very interesting. Its about lifestyle in the late 1800s and the early 1900s. Very great book. I also think that the author is wonderful!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is awesome reading with your children. My 7 year old son listened intently as I read the first 50 pages to him. The information is so interesting, and my son was amazed people lived like that. It is a very useful history tool. It also sparks questions and conversations regarding this topic. It is a book you could read together over and over, then pass it to your child and have hime read it alone. Great book.