FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Discusses American life during World War II, depicts a year in the lives of two fictional families, and presents projects and activities, such as deciphering codes, making a mobile out of found objects, and baking a sweet potato pie.
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American Kids in History™Discover Life in America During World War II with Dozens of Exciting Projects, Games, Activities, and Recipes Travel back to 1942 and experience firsthand just how exciting and challenging life was for kids in America during World War II. Spend a year with the Donatos and the Andersens, two families working hard to make ends meet while still making time to have fun. Visit eleven-year-old Frank Donato in San Francisco and share in the thrilling sight of warships heading out to sea under the Golden Gate Bridge. Follow twelve-year-old Shirley Andersen through her family’s wheat farm in southern Minnesota as they prepare for the autumn harvest. Eager to share the fun, adventure, and hard work of their daily lives, Frank and Shirley will show you how to play their favorite games, make cool toys and crafts, and cook up the yummiest recipes! Create a toy periscope out of a cardboard mailing tube and two small pocket mirrors, cook up a delicious Coney Island hot dog, play the exciting game of Sea Battle, and keep track of the weather with a 3-D cloud chart. Packed with entertaining and easy projects, games, and recipes, World War II Days will take you on an exhilarating adventure into one of the most fascinating periods in American history.About the Author :
DAVID C. KING is an award-winning author who has written over thirty books for children and young adults, including five other books in this series: Victorian Days, Civil War Days, Pioneer Days, Colonial Days, and Wild West Days, all from Wiley. He has worked as a curriculum developer in both history and social studies, and as a high school English and history teacher.
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Description du livre Turtleback, 2000. État : Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. N° de réf. du libraire GRP59370271
Description du livre État : Good. Book Condition: Good. N° de réf. du libraire 97806138455954.0