From the Back Cover
A DIFFERENT TIME . . . A DIFFERENT PLACE . . . WHAT IF YOU WERE THERE?
More than two hundred years ago, two thousand people lived in the town of Williamsburg, Virginia.
If you lived back then
-- What would your house look like?
-- What games and sports would you play?
-- Would you go to school?
-- What happened when you were sick or hurt?
This book tells you what it was like to grow up in colonial days, before there was a United States of America.
About the Author
Barbara Brenner's curiosity about the world ranges far and wide. Her interests are reflected in the wide scope of her quality fiction and nonfiction. Some of her best-selling titles include "Wagon Wheels" and "Voices: Poetry and Art from Around the World, " which was an ALA Notable Book for Children and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. "One Small Place in a Tree" is a companion book to the striking "One Small Place by the Sea. "Barbara Brenner lives with her husband, artist Fred Brenner, in Hawley, Pennsylvania.