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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]

Author McGovern, Ann.
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
age Children lcdgt
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