From Marbles to Video Games
How Toys Have Changed
From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Comparing Past and Present
Many kids play video games or ride on skateboards. But long ago, these fun activities didn’t exist. Kids rode around on roller skates. They played games with jacks and marbles. What other toys and games have changed over time? Read this book to find out!
Learn how daily life has changed over time in the Comparing Past and Present series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books ™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books ™ bring nonfiction topics to life!
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Lightning Bolt Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.2|
Author: Jennifer Boothroyd
Jennifer Boothroyd taught elementary school for many years. She currently helps visitors explore the outdoors at a local nature center. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, taking pictures, and traveling. She is a huge Disney geek and loves planning trips to Walt Disney World for her friends and family.
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Lightning Bolt Books ® — Comparing Past and Present
Historical and modern-day photographs interspersed throughout these books clearly illustrate how aspects of daily life change over time, while simple text shows readers how to compare and contrast ideas. Timelines in the back of each book give readers perspective by listing key… View available downloads →
“This series is a great beginning social studies unit for young learners.” —Library Media Connection
“This visually dynamic series engages kids from the covers all the way through to the end with its vibrant colors and striking images.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“As long as toy aisles in department stores retain their ability to dazzle, kids will be curious—and, let’s face it, amused—by the toys of their parents and grandparents. This volume in the Comparing Past and Present series makes fine use out of blazingly bright pages and the contrast between black-and-white photos of yesteryear (usually on the left page) and full-color shots of toys they are familiar with (usually on the right).” —Booklist