"Accurate (for the most part) and easy for children to read but I won't be reordering the book for the museum shop. Some "facts" are just wrong. I'm wondering where the author got her information. Example: page 8 "Colonists considered elbows and ankles ugly, so they kept them covered." Where did that come from? And "Hoop skirts made it impossible for women to sit down!" Really? So they stood all day? Unfortunately, those are the types of statements that kids are going to remember." K. Olsen said.
"This is a small paperback book that is easily read by an older elementary school student in one sitting." LA said.