You Wouldn't Want To. . .

Warning: these books are not for the faint of heart. They can be gory. However, if you are the kind of person who is intrigued by such historical highlights as the Donner Party and the Curse of King Tut, these narrative non-fiction titles will not disappoint.

You wouldn't want to travel with Captain Cook!: a voyage you'd rather not make by Mark Bergin (J 910.92 BER)

You wouldn't want to be at the Boston tea party!: wharf water tea you'd rather not drink by Peter Cook (J 973.3 COO)

You wouldn't want to sail on the Mayflower!: a trip that took entirely too long by Peter Cook (J 974.4 COO)

You wouldn't want to be an 18th century British Convict!: a trip to Australia you'd rather not take by Meredith Costain (J 994 COS)

You wouldn't want to be on Apollo 13!: a mission you'd rather not go on by Ian Graham (J 629.45 GRA)

You wouldn't want to work on the Hoover Dam!: an explosive job you'd rather not do by Ian Graham (J 627 GRA)

You wouldn't want to be on the first flying machine!: a high soaring ride you'd rather not take by Ian Graham (J 629.13 GRA)

You wouldn't want to work on the railroad!: a track you'd rather not go down by Ian Graham (J 385 GRA)

You wouldn't want to live in a wild west town!: dust you'd rather not settle by Peter Hicks (J 978 HIC)

You wouldn't want to be an Inca Mummy!: a one-way journey you'd rather not make by Colin Hynson (J 985 HYN)

You wouldn't want to be a Viking explorer!: voyages you'd rather not make by Andrew Langley (J 948 LAN)

You wouldn't want to be a medieval knight!: armor you'd rather not wear by Fiona MacDonald (J 940.1 MAC)

You wouldn't want to be an Aztec sacrifice: gruesome things you'd rather not know by Fiona MacDonald (J 972.01 MAC)

You wouldn't want to be a crusader!: a war you'd rather not fight by Fiona MacDonald (J 909.07 MAC)

You wouldn't want to be in a medieval dungeon!: prisoners you'd rather not meet by Fiona MacDonald (J 365 MAC)

You wouldn't want to sail with Christopher Columbus!: uncharted waters you'd rather not cross by Fiona MacDonald (J 970.01 MAC)

You wouldn't want to be a slave in Ancient Greece!: a life you'd rather not have by Fiona MacDonald (J 938 MAC)

You wouldn't want to be a mammoth hunter!: dangerous beasts you'd rather not encounter by John Malam (J 930.12 MAL)

You wouldn't want to be a ninja warrior!: a secret job that's your destiny by John Malam (J 355.5 MAL)

You wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator!: gory things you'd rather not know by John Malam (J 937 MAL)

You wouldn't want to be a pirate's prisoner!: horrible things you'd rather not know by John Malam (J 910.45 MAL)

You wouldn't want to sail in the Spanish Armada!: an invasion you'd rather not launch by John Malam (J 942.05 MAL)

You wouldn't want to be a 19th century coal miner in England!: a dangerous job you'd rather not have by Johan Malam (J 942.08 MAL)

You wouldn't want to be a Victorian mill worker!: a grueling job you'd rather not have by John Malam (J 331.7 MAL)

You wouldn't want to be a Mayan Soothsayer!: fortunes you'd rather not tell by Rupert Matthews (J 972.81 MAT)

You wouldn't want to be cursed by King Tut!: a mysterious death you'd rather avoid by Jaqueline Morley (J 932 MOR)

You wouldn't want to be a pyramid builder: a hazardous job you'd rather not have by Jacqueline Morley (J 932 MOR)

You wouldn't want to be in Alexander the Great's army!: miles you'd rather not march by Jacqueline Morley (J 942.05 MOR)

You wouldn't want to be an American pioneer!: wildnerness you'd rather not tame by Jacqueline Morley (J 978 MOR)

You wouldn't want to meet Thyphoid Mary!: a deadly cook you'd rather not know by Jacqueline Morley (J 614.5 MOR)

You wouldn't want to work on the Great Wall of China!: defenses you'd rather not build by Jacqueline Morley (J 951 MOR)

You wouldn't want to explore with Lewis and Clark!: an epic journey you'd rather not make by Jacqueline Morley (J 917.804 MOR)

You wouldn't want to sail on an Irish famine ship!: a trip across the Atlantic you'd rather not make by Jim Pipe (J 941.5 PIP)

You wouldn't want to be an aristocrat in the French Revolution: a horrible time in Paris you'd rather avoid by Jim Pipe (J 944.04 PIP)

You wouldn't want to be a Pony Express Rider!: a dusty, thankless job you'd rather not do by Tom Ratliff (J 383 RAT)

You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16 century!: diseases you'd rather not catch by Kathryn Senior (J 610.942 SEN)

You wouldn't want to sail on the Titanic!: one voyage you'd rather not make by David Stewart (J 910.9163 STE)

You wouldn't want to be an Egyptian mummy!: disgusting things you'd rather not know by David Stewart (J 932 STE)

You wouldn't want to explore with Sir Francis Drake!: A pirate you'd rather not know by David Stewart (J 942.05 STE)