American History for Young Catholics, Grade 1

Book cover: 'American History for Young Catholics, Grade 1'
Publisher: 
Seton Press
Binding: 
Softcover
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American History for Young Catholics includes 18 short stories, offering a gentle introduction to American History. Not longer than two pages each, each interesting selection takes less than five minutes to read aloud. The stories include famous American heroes; such as George Washington and Daniel Boone; American Saints, such as Kateri Tekawitha and St. Frances Cabrini; and interesting facts about American history, such as famous inventions and the Panama Canal. The selections are short, but substantive. Despite the large print and short length, the reading level is probably too difficult for many first graders, but they would work well as a read-aloud. For independent reading, the book might be more appropriate for an average 8-10 year old. Each story is accompanied by a photograph, drawing, or picture. Some pictures could be photocopied for the student to color while mom is reading aloud.

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Catholic
Review Date: 
9-3-02
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