Ick! Yuck! Eew!

Ick! Yuck! Eew!

Our Gross American History

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
Presents facts about the lack of sanitation, personal hygiene, dental care, antibiotics, and insecticides in eighteenth-century America and the unfortunate results such a lack had on everday living conditions.

Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, 2014
ISBN: 9780761390916
076139091X
Branch Call Number: J 973 HUE
Characteristics: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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What was life really like back in colonial days? Icky and gross, full of bedbugs, lice, rotten teeth, and lots of bad smells. Hop into a time machine and travel back to learn about it.

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
Take a trip to colonial America but make sure you pack soap, toilet paper, toothbrush, and hand sanitizer. Life was smelly, dirty, and buggy!

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
Take a trip to colonial America but make sure you pack soap, toilet paper, toothbrush, and hand sanitizer. Life was smelly, dirty, and buggy!

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Feb 15, 2014

This book will make you "grossly" thankful you didn't live in America in 1770, when lice were in your hair (and wig)and barbers pulled your rotten teeth without painkillers (except for a shot of whiskey). Children's books like this one are often an interesting read for adults, too.

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