It can be hard to find good history books for teenagers, when they get to an age when kids' history books are too simplistic, but adult books too serious. Meet the Georgians by Robert Peal, teacher of history at the West London Free School, does a brilliant job of bridging the gap. There are 12 chapters, each about a different 18th century character, and so much fun to read. The general premise is that this was a wild time before things got dull and straitlaced under the Victorians.
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