Nathan of Yesteryear and Michael of Today
Michael is Nathan’s great, great grandson. Michael’s family has lived in the same town, and in the same house, for several generations. This book takes a look at what day-to-day life was like for Nathan as a boy in the 1800s and what it is like for Michael today. The reader will see the changes in the house, the town, and even in th environment. The comparisons cover advances in power, construction, light, transportation, communication, education, entertainment, and home life.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Picture Books, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
Library Media Connection
Yellow Brick Road
Author: Brian Heinz
Illustrator: Joanne Friar
Joanne Friar grew up in New Bedford, Massachusetts. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth where she studied illustration and photography. She and her family make their home in Somerset, Massachusetts.