You Wouldn't Want To . . . Set 1

You Wouldn't Want To . . . Set 1

National School Products


Grades: 4-7

Engage readers with this bestselling reading series fi lled with humor, entertaining sidebars to pique curiosity and learn about important historical events. This series puts readers in the character’s shoes and challenges students to make decisions to survive and succeed in historical times. It’s not an easy life! 

Anesthesia? Ha! Antibiotics? Surely you jest! Try leeching, covering wounds with boiling oil, and the harrowing amputation of limbs. Welcome to a surgeon’s life in Elizabethan England! This hilarious series revels in the darker side of life in other times, bringing something unusual to the study of history—humor. Even the most reluctant reader is drawn in by the gruesome details, complete with hilarious illustrations, captions, and sidebars that leave no doubt— students simply wouldn't want to be there!

RL 4.4-6.4. Lexile levels 770L -990L

Set of 9 books. Accelerated Reader® titles. Paperback, 32 pages each.

Includes You Wouldn’t Want to...

  • Be a Roman Gladiator
  • Be a Viking Explorer
  • Sail on the Titanic
  • Be a Pirate’s Prisoner
  • Be an American Pioneer
  • Be a Greek Athlete
  • Be a Mayan Soothsayer
  • Be Sick in the 16th Century
  • Explore with Lewis and Clark