by Gloria Whelan


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The lessons on this page were submitted by Susan McGuire, a third grade teacher in Bakersfield, California.


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826980: Hannah Hannah
By Gloria Whelan / Random House, Inc

Nine-year-old Hannah, living on a farm in 1887 Michigan, is referred to as 'poor Hannah' because she is blind. In this brief historical novel, Hannah tells of a turning point in her life when Miss Robbin, the new teacher, comes to board with them and eventually persuades the family to let Hannah attend school. A touching, believable story with strong characterizations and sense of place.

47850: Children Of The Wild West Children Of The Wild West
By Freedman / Houghton-mifflin

What did children of pioneer families experience as they traveled west in a wagon train? What were their lives like as their familes settled on the frontier? What about the Indian boys and girls of the day? How did their live change with the coming of the pioneers? Fascinating and haunting photographs document the story. Here is an unforgettable visit with American young people of the nineteenth century American West.

Lessons in This Series

Chalk Box Kid

Flat Stanley

Boxcar Children

Surprise Island

Stone Fox

Lily and Miss Liberty

Helen Keller

The Tree That
Would Not Die

Little House
in the Big Woods

Muggie Maggie

Finding the Titanic

Go Fish


Samuel's Choice

George Washington's

Beany Goes
To Camp

Amelia Bedelia


Henry and Mudge
in Puddle Trouble

Nate the Great and the
Monster Mess

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