Hands-on history: For each of six eras, there's a cookbook, a crafts book, a theater kit with a play to put on and ideas for staging the play and a set of paper dolls with clothes. Plus, there are boxed sets with all four paperbacks for any one of the characters.
Make a pomander ball, cook 18th century foods, dress the Felicity paper doll or stage a play about 18th century Virginia while learning about colonial American and the American Revolution.
Make 15 craft projects including a clay pot, cook New Mexican food, dress a paper Josefina in period clothes or put on a play while learning more about the Hispanic Southwest.
Make 16 Scandinavian American and Native American crafts projects, cook or make butter like Kirsten would have done, dress a paper Kirsten in period clothes or put on a play, all while learning about pioneer and Indian life in 19th century Minnesota.
Make craft projects like hooked rugs, cook shortbreads and other foods Addy would have made, dress Addy in period clothes or put on a play about Civil War America, all while learning about Addy's life and world, from slavery to freedom.
Learn about life in the new century in a big city, as rich and poor interact. Make silhouettes or May baskets, plan a proper tea party or a Victorian meal, or put on a play about Samantha and her life.
Learn about life in 1940s America on the homefront, while making patriotic crafts, cooking 1940s meals or planning a 1940s party, or putting on a play about the homefront in America.