Ever wondered which books the Dick and Jane reading students used for their other school subjects? Well, here is a reader from the Health and Personal Development curriculum entitled "Good Times With Our Friends" by Dorothy Baruch and Elizabeth Montgomery. William S. Gray, reading director. Illustrated by Eleanor Campbell. Published by the famous Scott Foresman and Company. 1954 Edition. Previous Copyrights 1941, 1946, 1948 and 1953.
As with all vintage readers, the book has the most adorable pictures! The book focuses on Dick, Jane and Sally. And let's not forget their puppy, Spot! There are also appearances by some of their friends, Tom, Tim, Susan and Jack! The front cover features Sally playing ball with Spot.
There are 128 pages and the book is divided into three units. Unit One is 'Good Times at Home', Unit Two is 'Good Times at the Farm', and Unit Three is 'Good Times with Friends'. There is a vocabulary list in the back of the book.
Butterscotch cloth covered boards. Measures 5-3/4" x 7-7/8" x 1/2" thick.
From the section "To the Teacher":
"Good Times with Our Friends" is designed for six-year-olds and follows the Primer "Happy Days" in the Health and Personal Development Program of the Curriculum Foundation Series. For children who have completed The New Basic Reading Program "Fun With Dick and Jane" (Primer), only 18 words will be new.
Excellent condition on this book! Very clean covers with sharp corners. Only light rubbing at corners but no cardboard showing. Pen inscription on front blank page. Pages are very clean, just a light finger smudge here and there. One tiny edge tear at the bottom of one page. No other rips or tears. Very light foxing on the top edge of the pages (when book is closed). A wholesome book that would still be useful today for the homeschooling family!
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