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In 'I can remember' our recent history (i.e. World War II onwards) is brought alive through real life experiences and memories of everyday life and a wealth of memorabilia, ephemera and archive photography. Each book is broken up into thematic spreads: school, at home, work, entertainment etc and different voices recall their experiences related to them. There is not one single voice through the book but a variety, so there are is a range of views and a mixture of ages. The back of the books includes a timeline and glossary. 'I can remember the 1960s' includes growing up as a child of Jamaican immigrants, the 1966 world cup, a coal-mining town in Wales, Scotland in the sixties, Beatles mania, and swinging London and sixties fashions.
Sally Hewitt was a primary school teacher for ten years before she became a full time writer of non-fiction books for children between the ages of three and eleven. Sally has written many books on a wide range of topics and visits schools and libraries giving talks and workshops.
Introduction Childhood (Sue's memories) Family life Growing up in Scotland (Alasdair's memories) Education Teenagers (John's memories) A changing world Working woman (Valerie's memories) Fashion and style The 1966 World Cup (Mike and Tony's memories) Unforgettable events Wales in the 1960s (Diana's memories) Work and houses Timeline Glossary Index
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- ID: 9780749696283
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