Using a lively question and answer format, the “If You Lived…” series addresses many important topics throughout history. The role of children in the historic events is emphasized so that your kids can really relate to the descriptions and feel some connection with the people of that period.
The layout of each book in the series flows in a way that you can skip around in the book and stretch it out over a several history lessons. This series covers many events from American History that will help your children relate to the specific time period.
If you are looking for some fun, educational books you can use to read alongside the period of history you are studying, check out this series below! The target ages are 8-11, but of course, that’s flexible.
We have created some history notebooking journals that can be used with the books:
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Here are some of the titles in the series. You can view more here.
If You Lived In Colonial TimesIf You Lived At The Time Of The American RevolutionIf You Lived 100 Years AgoIf You Lived In Williamsburg in Colonial DaysIf You Lived When There Was Slavery In AmericaIf You Lived At The Time Of The Civil WarIf You Lived When Women Won Their RightsIf You Lived With The IroquoisIf You Lived With The Indians Of The Northwest Coast. . . If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther KingIf You Lived With The Hopi IndiansIf You Lived In The Days Of The Knights
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