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Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History by Sarah Albee

This winter, sashay down the runway with best-selling author Sarah Albee and National Geographic in WHY’D THEY WEAR THAT?: Fashion as the Mirror of History. From the invention of needles made from woolly mammoth tusks in 10,000 B.C., to the evolution of armor from chain mail to modern-day bulletproof vests to the controversy surrounding contemporary outsourcing, Albee looks at history through the lens of fashion as a way to engage teen readers.