BRAVE JOURNEY: Launching of the United States by Mildred Corell--Ed. Luckhardt

BRAVE JOURNEY: Launching of the United States

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Some worthwhile selections--from Forbes' Johnny Tremain, the Benets' Book of Americans, Wibberley's Gales of Spring--packaged together with a few schoolbook clunkers we'd rather forget--such as Harriet Prescott Spofford's declamatory ""How We Became a Nation""--and with unevenly informative essays by Luckhardt that range from a look at the origins of Yankee Doodle to a dull rundown of the lives of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Overall, a weak collection, geared to teachers desperate for some undemanding bicentennial classroom reading.

Pub Date: Aug. 1st, 1975
Page count: 208pp
Publisher: Abingdon