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19th Century Girls & Women (Historic Communities) [Paperback]

By Bobbie Kalman (Author)
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Item description for 19th Century Girls & Women (Historic Communities) by Bobbie Kalman...

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

Raised to become good wives, mothers, and housekeepers, girls and women living in the 19th century tried to create happy lives for their families. 19th Century Girls and Women reveals both the positive and negative aspects of working and wealthy-class lives in the 1800s. Colorful pictures help portray:
-- chores and immobilizing clothing
-- health hazards of the daily life of women
-- mini-biographies of seven women include Emily Stowe, Susan La Flesche, and Mary Ann Shadd.

Citations And Professional Reviews
19th Century Girls & Women (Historic Communities) by Bobbie Kalman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • Booklist - 07/01/1997
  • School Library Journal - 08/01/1997 page 148
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1997 page 330

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 8.5" Height: 11"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 1997
Publisher   Crabtree Publishing Company
Age  6-14
Edition  New  
ISBN  0865054649  
ISBN13  9780865054646  

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More About Bobbie Kalman

Bobbie Kalman Bobbie Kalman is the award-winning author of more than 400 non-fiction books. She established herself as a leading author in children’s non-fiction in the 1980’s and 90’s with two acclaimed series about pioneer life, The Early Settler Life Series (15 titles) and The Historic Communities Series (31 titles), both published by Crabtree Publishing. She has created many of Crabtree’s most popular series, which also include The Native Nations of North America Series (19 titles), The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series (93 titles), and The Science of Living Things Series (32 titles), among others.

Born in Hungary in 1947, Bobbie and her family escaped to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. A former teacher, Bobbie Kalman taught at both the elementary and secondary levels. She also spent several years working as an educational consultant for several publishing companies. Bobbie holds degrees in English, Psychology, and Education. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren.

Although best known for her non-fiction, Bobbie’s newest book is autobiographical. Released in September, 2006, Refugee Child is the account of Bobbie and her family’s escape from Hungary when she was just nine years old. Written to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in October of 2006, the book is told from the perspective of a young girl.

Bobbie Kalman was born in 1947.

Bobbie Kalman has published or released items in the following series...
  1. ABCs of the Natural World
  2. Alphabasics
  3. Animal Family Adventures
  4. Colonial People
  5. Crabapples
  6. Crabtree Visual Dictionaries
  7. Earth's Endangered Animals (Paperback)
  8. Historic Communities (Paperback)
  9. Introducing Habitats
  10. It's Fun to Learn about Baby Animals (Paperback)
  11. Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback)
  12. Life Cycle of A...(Paperback)
  13. Life in the Old West
  14. Native Nations of North America (Paperback)
  15. Nature's Changes
  16. Science of Living Things (Paperback)
  17. Sports in Action (Paperback)
  18. Spotlight on My Country
  19. Vehicles on the Move

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction > United States > 1800s
3Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Girls & Women > Nonfiction
4Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Social Science > Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
5Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Social Science > General
6Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12
7Books > Subjects > Children > Literature

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An amazing image filled look into women's history  Oct 11, 2007
I LOVE this book. This book is filled with pictures, stories, diagrams and tons of details of a life I am glad I can only imagine. It even has a diagram that shows how a womans organs got squished and rearranged by the corsets they wore. It covers how woman lives all the way from the adults to the girls, from the slaves to the rich. It is so interesting you will forget you are learning;)

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