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You Wouldn't Want to Be Sick in the 16th Century!

You Wouldn't Want to Be Sick in the 16th Century!

by Kathryn Senior Illustrated by David Antram

Discover what it was like to be a barber surgeon in the sixteenth century and why it was a terrible time for people to be sick.

Series Information

This delightful series brings something unusual to the study of history: humor. The You Wouldn't Want to... series revels in the darker side of life in ancient times. The reader is on center stage as he or she gets a tour through life as a slave, warrior, explorer, and even a mummy! Hilarious illustrations, captions, and sidebars leave no doubt that you simply wouldn't want to be there.

Series Features

Perfect resource for reluctant readers with:
• humor and history tied to curriculum
• entertaining sidebars to pique reader's curiosity
• comprehensive glossary to support content
• index to make navigating subject matter easier

Ages
11, 12, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.1
Lexile Measure
870L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Franklin Watts
Genre
Informational, Series

About the Author and Illustrator

Kathryn Senior
David Antram

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