America's Oddest Fads
Fads come and go, but they're almost always weird. From troll dolls to pet rocks and even goldfish swallowing, there are plenty of weird fads hidden in American history. Full-color photographs introduce readers to one of America's earliest fads—drawing panoramas of towns—as well as some of the weirder phenomena like flagpole sitting or dance contests. With full-color photographs highlighting these odd toys, games, and hobbies, readers learn some of the reasons behind these trends in American history.