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Author McGovern, Ann.
Title --if you lived in colonial times / by Ann McGovern ; illustrated by June Otani.
Imprint New York : Scholastic, [1992]

Subject New England -- Social life and customs -- To 1775 -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Name Otani, June,
Add Title In colonial times
Description 80 pages : color illustrations ; 20 x 23 cm
Summary Describes what it was like to live in the New England colonies during the years 1565 to 1776.
Contents What happened if you fell asleep in the meetinghouse? -- Where did people eat on Sunday? -- What laws did people have to obey? -- What were the special Sunday laws? -- Who made all the laws? -- Could everyone vote in the Colonial days? -- What happened to people who broke the laws? -- What did colonial house look like? -- How many rooms did a colonial house have? -- Did big families live in big houses? -- What did the furniture look like? -- What did people sleep on? -- Where did people hang their clothes? -- Where did people take baths? -- Did people work hard in colonial days? -- When did boys and girls work? -- Did children have time to play? -- What games did boys like? -- What did girld like to do? -- Were there special days just for fun? -- Were there spacial laws about fun? -- Did people travel much in colonial days? -- How did people get across water? -- How did people travel when there was snow on the ground? -- How did two men travel when they had only one horse? -- How did people get news? -- How would you write a letter in colonial days? -- What would you use for a pen and ink and envelop? -- How would you send a letter? -- etc.
ISBN 059045160X (pbk.)
9780590451604 (pbk.)
OCLC # 26387893