Author: Donald Hall

Illustrator: Barbara Cooney

Publisher: Viking/Penguin, Inc. (pb. Puffin)

Narrated by: Lorne Greene

Description: In OX-CART MAN, viewers get a real account of family life in 19th century New England. LeVar is inspired by the story to visit Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, a hands-on living museum of the 1800s.

Activity Suggestion: Have students interview their grandparents or other older persons. What kinds of games did they play? What were their favorite foods? What do they remember about growing up? Add up all the ages of the people in their family.

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