Tools and Gadgets

Tools and Gadgets

by Bobbie Kalman
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing
Trade Paperback, 32 pages
Current Retail Price: $7.95
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Bobbie Kalman's acclaimed Historic Communities Series provides a close-up view of how people lived more than two hundred years ago. Colorful photos, many taken by Bobbie Kalman herself at restored historic villages across the country, help support the fascinating information. Children will have fun learning about:

—early homes and the settler community
—what people wore and the crafts they made
—how settlers made their living
—how they spent their leisure time
—the values, customs, and traditions of the early settlers

Children are fascinated by the uses of gadgets from the past. In Tools and Gadgets, children will have the opportunity to learn about the tools found in the home, general store, doctor's office, and farm. They will even get to identify some mystery gadgets. This book makes an ideal orientation or follow-up to historic site visits.

Featured are implements used by:
—farmers
—millers
—woodworkers
—metalworkers
—printers

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