Laurie Lawlor:  Curriculum Connections

    Curriculum Connections:
    Exploring the Chicago World's Fair, 1893

    Chicago was a unique place in 1893 but the World's Fair brought changes. Read about those changes and the way Chicago was when and her family found themselves living in that city.

    To understand the setting for the story readers may wish to read more about the 1893, World's Fair.

    • A comprehensive site, Worl'ds Columbian Exposition: Idea, Experience, Aftermath provides an introduction with background about the exposition, along with several pages which will provide some details about the exposition.

    • A pictorial record can be found in a book by Stanley Applebaum, The World's Fair of 1893: A Photographic Record, (1950) Dover Publications : ISBN: 048623990X. Visit your local public library to find this title.

    Exploring the Chicago World's Fair, 1893. (2001) Minstrel® Pocket Books ISBN 0671039245; (2002) paperback. ISBN: 074343630X American Sisters Series. 240 pg. Historical Fiction.

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