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Tools and Gadgets by Bobbie Kalman
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Tools and Gadgets

by Bobbie Kalman

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0865055084, Paperback)

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

Children are fascinated by the uses of gadgets from the past. In Tools and Gadgets, children will have the opportunity to learn about the tools found in the home, general store, doctor's office, and farm. They will even get to identify some mystery gadgets. This book makes an ideal orientation or follow-up to historic site visits.

Featured are implements used by:
-- farmers
-- millers
-- woodworkers
-- metalworkers
-- printers

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:49 -0400)

A look at some of the more unusual tools and gadgets found in early America and what they were used for.

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