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Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road from Long Ago to Now

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In Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road from Long Ago to Now, Jane Andrews offers readers a unique and engaging look at history through the lens of ten young boys who embark on various journeys throughout different time periods. Each chapter follows the story of a different boy, from ancient Egypt to medieval Europe to the American frontier, highlighting the struggles and triumphs they face along the way.

Andrews does an excellent job of bringing these historical periods to life through vivid descriptions and engaging storytelling. Readers will find themselves immersed in the lives of these boys as they navigate unfamiliar terrain, encounter new cultures, and learn valuable lessons about resilience, courage, and friendship.

The book also includes charming illustrations that help bring the stories to life and make the historical settings feel more real and tangible. Overall, Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road from Long Ago to Now is a delightful and informative read that will appeal to both young readers and adults interested in history. Andrews has crafted a compelling and educational collection of stories that shed light on different time periods and cultures, making it a valuable addition to any library.

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A children’s book that describes the life of ten boys in different historical time periods. The book shows the reader what the daily life of an average boy living in these various time periods would have been like, with descriptions of the kinds of houses they lived in, the food they ate, their education, clothing, religion, cultural customs, etc. The book begins in the ancient Indus River Valley, and moves along chronologically all the way up to the modern industrial era. - Summary by Virginia Neville


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