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Books in If You series

  • . . . If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620

    Ann McGovern, Anna DiVito

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Nov. 1, 1991)
    What if you sailed on the Mayflower?A different time...a different place...What if you were there?If you sailed on the Mayflower--What could you take with you?--How would you keep clean?--What would you do when you first got to shore?Get ready to go back in time to 1620 to discover what it was like to sail the Mayflower!
  • If You Lived In Colonial Times

    Ann Mcgovern, June Otani

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, May 1, 1992)
    If you lived in colonial times--What kind of clothes would you wear?--Would you go to school?--What would happen if you didn't behave?This book tells you what it was like to live in the New England colonies during the years 1565 to 1776.
  • If You Traveled West In A Covered Wagon

    Ellen Levine, Elroy Freem

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Aug. 1, 1992)
    If you traveled west in a covered wagon--Would you ride in the wagon for the whole trip?--How would you cross rivers when there were no bridges?--Without road signs, how would you know where you were?This book tells you what it was like to be a pioneer and travel west to Oregon in the 1840s.
  • If You Lived With The Iroquois

    Ellen Levine, Shelly Hehenberger

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Sept. 1, 1999)
    This book describes what life was like for the Iroquois hundreds of years ago. By putting the reader in the empathetic position of posing the information as questions, the reader is drawn into the subject matter in a realistic and exciting way. The reader discovers the rich culture of the Iroquois from their festivals, religion, education, work, and beliefs.
  • If You Lived At The Time Of The Civil War

    Kay Moore, Anni Matsick

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Sept. 1, 1994)
    If you lived at the time of the Civil War--Would you have seen a battle?--Did you continue to go to school?--Was it hard to get food?This book tells you what it was like to live at the time of the Civil War from 1861 to 1865.
  • If You Lived At The Time Of The American Revolution

    Kay Moore, Daniel O'Leary

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, June 1, 1998)
    If you lived at the time of the American Revolution--What started the American Revolution?--Did everyone take sides?--Would you have seen a battle?Before 1775, thirteen colonies in America belonged to England. This book tells about the fight to be free and independent.
  • If You Lived When There Was Slavery In America

    Anne Kamma, Pamela Johnson

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., Feb. 1, 2004)
    This 24th book in the highly-regarded series explores an important aspect of America history often overlooked in textbooks.It is hard to imagine that, once, a person in America could be "owned" by another person. But from the time the colonies were settled in the 1600s until the end of the Civil War in 1865, millions of black people were bought and sold like goods. Where did the slaves come from? Where did they live when they were brought to this country? What kind of work did they do? With compassion and respect for the enslaved, this book answers questions children might have about this dismal era in American history.
  • . . . If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution

    Elizabeth Levy, Joan Holub

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, June 1, 1992)
    If you were there when they signed the Constitution you would see--Why the Constitution is called a miracle.--The first big argument.--What was missing from the Constitution.This books takes you behind the locked doors of Philadelphia's State House during the history-making summer of 1787. You will meet the key delegates and find out what is going on.
  • If Your Name Was Changed At Ellis Island

    Ellen Levine, Wayne Parmenter

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Aug. 1, 1994)
    If your name were changed at Ellis Island--Would everyone in your family travel together?--How long would you stay at Ellis Island?--Would your name be changed?This book tells you what it was like if when Ellis Island was opened in 1892 as a center for immigrants coming to live in America.
  • If You Lived When Women Won Their Rights

    Anne Kamma, Pamela Johnson

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., Feb. 1, 2008)
    A different time...a different place...What if you were there? This facinating book is making its trade debut just in time for Women's History Month and the 2008 presidential campaign season.There was a time that girls and women in the United States could not: wear pants; play sports on a team; ride a bicycle; or go to college. That all began to change in 1848, when American women (and some men) met in Seneca Falls, NY, at the first convention for women's rights held anywhere in the world. In the familiar question-and-answer format, this installment in the acclaimed If You Lived... history series tells the exciting story of how women worked to get equal rights with men, culminating in the 19th amendment to the Constitution and giving women the right to vote.
  • If You Lived in the Alaska Territory

    Nancy Smiler Levinson, Bryn Barnard

    Paperback (Scholastic, Feb. 1, 1998)
    Vivid illustrations and a question-and-answer text bring to life the traditions, customs, and everyday world of Eskimos many years before Alaska became a state, and includes the pronunciation of many Eskimo words. Original.
  • If You Hopped Like A Frog

    David M. Schwartz, James Warhola

    Hardcover (Scholastic Press, Sept. 1, 1999)
    By presenting the strengths and talents of diverse animals in relation to their size, this book shows the incredible abilities human beings would have if they possessed comparable strengths and skills, in a story that introduces ratio and proportion.