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Days with Uncle Jack

John Walter Davis

DAVIS-JULIEN READERS

Continuation of Series

DAYS WITHUNCLE JACK

FOR FIFTH YEAR PUPILS

In this book Ben, Belle, and May, with their parents, take an extended vacation trip under the guidance of Uncle Jack-- a retired naval officer-in which they visit some of the most famous literary and historical shrines in the Eastern States and in Canada. By this method, it has been possible to introduce, in a wonderfully natural way, many of the classic poems of American literature. The text is further enchanced by a number of very unusual photographs.

This Reader, to a greater degree than any other, is designed to foster intelligent patriotism, and to inspire an appreciation of, and a reverence for, the fundamental principles upon which this republic was founded. Moreover, it should prove a powerful aid in helping to weld into homogeneity with American ideals and traditions the foreign-born children and those of alien parentage which form so large a proportion of our City Schools.

The attention of the teacher is earnestly invited to some suggestions for Phonic Work to be found on and after pages 419 of this book.

1915 Supply List No. 6375-Price, Ag cents

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