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  • ISBN: 9780312133986
  • ISBN10: 0312133987

The McGuffey Readers Selections from the 1879 Reader

by Elliot J. Gorn

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
  • Publish date: 02/01/1998
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Foreword Preface PART I. INTRODUCTION: EDUCATING AMERICA The McGuffey Readers America's Schoolmaster Growing Up with the Territory The McGuffey's Lessons The McGuffey's Audience Contexts The Heartland Pedagogy The McGuffeys Today Notes PART II. SELECTIONS FROM THE MCGUFFEY READERS 1. Childhood Early Lessons Patty and the Squirrel Mamma's Present Young Soldiers 2. Family Evening at Home A Kind Brother The Seven Sticks The Last Child The Machinist's Return Donald Grant Mitchell,A Home Scene 3. Virtues A Place for Everything Jenny's Call Marian Douglas,Cheerfulness Lend a Hand When to Say No The Contented Boy Try, Try Again 4. Vices Alice Cary,Pretty Is that Pretty Does The Greedy Girl Harry and Annie Beware of the First Drink The Alarm-Watch The Insolent Boy The Festal Board John Greenleaf Whittier,Taking Comfort 5. Character The Broken Window The Broken Window (Concluded) The New-Year True Courage Mary's Dime No Crown for Me The Good Son 6. Education The Truant I Will Think of It Consequences of Idleness Advantages of Industry Emulation Lyman Beecher,Necessity of Education 7. Men and Women Susie Sunbeam Courage and Cowardice Mrs. M. O. Johnson,True Manliness Mrs. M. O. Johnson,True Manliness (Concluded) Elizabeth Akers Allen,Rock Me to Sleep George P. Morris,My Mother's Bible Francis Hopkinson,House-Cleaning 8. Religion God Is Great and Good Things to Remember The Lord's Prayer Who Made the Stars? &nbs
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