This Is A Department Store Author:Nicholas P. Georgiady and Nicholas Romano A Follett beginning social studies book. — Understandings developed in this book: — A department store is many different stores in one building. — A department store employs many workers. — A department store uses many different ways of letting people know what it has for sale. — A department store has charge accounts for customers' convenience. — A d... more »epartment store employs many workers besides clerks who help the customers directly.« less
This is a charming vintage book published in 1962 about the then-new phenomenon of department stores. The text covers department stores from a social studies angle. My kids enjoyed this and I enjoyed the obsolete context and old fashioned services described.