Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 4 - 12T8.439445
Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts! In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day. From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, why people wore what they did is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, political, and moral climates throughout history.

Hardcover, 192 pages
Published on February 10, 2015 by National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN-10: 1426319193
ISBN-13: 9781426319198
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  • di_angelo
    di_angeloFriday, February 27, 2015 at 6:09 am
    I love the part about Rome!
    • djcool123
      djcool123Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 11:50 am55 stars
      this book is so cool
      • kitcat04
        kitcat04Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 8:57 am
        This is an awesome book! I really want to read it!
        • bibliophile
          bibliophileTuesday, February 10, 2015 at 4:23 pm
          This book looks soooooooo amazing!!! Hope I can read this book :-D...