You Wouldn t Want to Be an American Pioneer

Author: Jacqueline Morley
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 0531275000
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents a lighthearted look at some of the difficulties faced by the pioneers who traveled by wagon train across the United States to settle in the West.

You Wouldn t Want to Be at the Boston Tea Party

Author: Peter Cook
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
ISBN: 0531124479
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Uses humor to recount the events leading up to the colonists' defiant act against the British, describing the Boston Tea Party itself, as well as providing a brief history of the American Revolution.

You Wouldn t Want to Explore with Lewis and Clark

Author: Jacqueline Morley
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 0531259420
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Brief text, sidebars, labeled illustrations, and humorous cartoons depict explorers Lewis and Clark, outlining their routes, personal experiences, and encounters with the Native Americans.

You Wouldn t Want to Explore with Marco Polo

Author: Jacqueline Morley
Publisher:
ISBN: 0531205185
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Examines for young readers the long and arduous journey to the Far East taken by Marco Polo and his companions, which took more than 20 years to complete and included extreme travel conditions, hostile armies and strange animals. Simultaneous.

You Wouldn t Want to Be a Pyramid Builder

Author: Jacqueline Morley
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 0531238520
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the construction of an Egyptian pharaoh's tomb, the life and various jobs of the workers, and the burial of the pharaoh.

You Wouldn t Want to Explore with Sir Francis Drake

Author: David Stewart
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
ISBN: 0531123936
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An addition to a humorous series looks at the darker side of exploring the world with Sir Francis Drake--a dangerous voyage that would last for three long years. Original.

You Wouldn t Want to Be a Samurai

Author: Fiona Macdonald
Publisher:
ISBN: 0531205169
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Examines the skills needed to become a samurai warrior in 17th-century Japan, including courage, obedience, strength, dedication and fighting skills, as well as the dangers involved in holding such a prestigious position. Simultaneous.

You Wouldn t Want to Sail on the Mayflower Revised Edition

Author: Peter Cook
Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 0531271072
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

It is 1620, and you and your parents are about to emigrate from England and sail to the New World to avoid being persecuted for your religious beliefs. It will be a long and hazardous voyage, and not everyone will survive—but you and your fellow Pilgrims will have a special place in the history of the United States. This new extended edition includes a map and a timeline, and a selection of exciting facts about the Pilgrims and their voyage.