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Totally Wacky Facts About History

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A great many youngsters will turn their noses up at anything that has to do with history, so when parents, teachers, and librarians can find a book that will engage younger middle-grade readers with lots of interesting tidbits of history, it is bound to be a big hit. Every page in this book has fun graphics or illustrations along with one or two quick facts about history. What kid wouldn’t be interested in knowing things like the fact that unusual jobs in the ancient world included armpit-hair plucker, or that after pulling a rotten tooth an ancient Roman dentist would fill the hole with rotten fish, or that Winston Churchill often had important meetings in his bedroom because he really loved his bed, or that Leonardo da Vinci could draw with one hand while he was not only writing, but writing backwards, with the other hand? This will be a hit with all youngsters but especially reluctant readers. It’s fun, it’s fast, and it’s full of lots of astonishing information. The jazzy illustrations and bright graphics decorating the pages will draw readers through and keep those pages turning.

Reviewed By:
Author:
Cari Meister
Star Count:
5/5
Format:
Trade
Page Count:
240 pages
Publisher:
Capstone
Publish Date:
2016-Aug-01
ISBN:
9781491483916
Issue:
January 2017
Category:
Tweens
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Issue

January 2017

Publication Date

2016-Aug-01

Publisher

Capstone

Format

Trade

Page Count

240 pages

Book Author

Cari Meister

ISBN

9781491483916

Star Count

5

“Totally Wacky Facts About History”

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