Imagining the Future

Age Level: 5–8  Grade Level: K–3

Each book contrasts activities from the last century with parallel activities today, then presents possible activities for the future. Each spread includes photographs of "then" and "now"; on the facing page is an artist's colorful rendering of a similar activity in the future. Text explains the differences between the pictures of yesterday and today while inviting students, using open ended questions, to imagine the future. These titles promote research and inquiry skills.

  • Contrasts activities from the early 1900s with activities today
  • Invites readers to imagine what life in the future might be like
  • Provides historical information in context
  • Stimulates the reader’s imagination
  • Supports the Social Studies and Language Arts curriculum
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 24pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2010
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At Play in the Past, Present, and Future

At Play in the Past, Present, and Future

Linda Bozzo
One hundred years ago, children liked to play with balls and dolls; they enjoyed board games and skating. The toys and equipment have changed, but kids still enjoy those kinds of play. It's fun to imagine what toys and games might be like in the future! Uses vintage photographs and colorful, humorous drawings to stimulate young readers' imaginations and show change over time...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3436-5
Binding: Library Ed.
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Community Helpers of the Past, Present, and Future

Community Helpers of the Past, Present, and Future

Linda Bozzo
Everyone knows that today's fire trucks have flashing lights and blaring sirens. In the early 1900s, horses pulled fire trucks. And in the future, firefighters might be robots! Author Linda Bozzo shows community helpers—doctors, police officers, librarians and more—contrasting the helpers of long ago with those of today showing change over time...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3435-8
Binding: Library Ed.
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Getting Around in the Past, Present, and Future

Getting Around in the Past, Present, and Future

Linda Bozzo
Transportation has changed enormously in the last hundred years. Where people once rode in buggies, they might now drive cars, take buses, or even ride scooters. In the future, the changes might be even more exciting...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3437-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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Houses of the Past, Present, and Future

Houses of the Past, Present, and Future

Linda Bozzo
One hundred years ago, people's houses looked very different from the way they do today. And we don't know how things will look in the future, but it's fun to imagine! Using vintage historical photographs and colorful, imaginative drawings, HOUSES OF THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE will help readers understand history, change over time, and think about what's to come...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3433-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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Schools of the Past, Present, and Future

Schools of the Past, Present, and Future

Linda Bozzo
One hundred years ago, some kids traveled to school on horseback. One hundred years from today, they may get there in buses that fly! Author Linda Bozzo shows young readers how the schools of the past looked and encourages them to think about change over time and what schools may be like in the future...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3434-1
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Staying in Touch in the Past, Present, and Future

Staying in Touch in the Past, Present, and Future

Linda Bozzo
Our ways of communicating have changed a lot over the last century. Early televisions and telephones look strange to us now. In another fifty years, who knows how we might stay in touch? Using vintage historical photographs and colorful, humorous drawings, STAYING IN TOUCH IN THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE helps readers understand the past, change over time, and stimulates their imagination about the future...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3438-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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