Posts Tagged "reading"

Indian Captive

The name of this book is Indian Captive, by Lois Lenski. Most of the story takes place at the Genesee River which is now western New York. The main characters are Mary Jemison and a Seneca Indian named Turkey Feather. Mary Jemison lived on a farm with her family in eastern Pennsylvania until April 6, 1758 when she was taken away from her family by the Seneca Indians. They took her to southern...

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The Birthday Car

Earlier this week, the teacher sent a new book home for Grace to learn called The Birthday Car for advanced reading test purposes. Dad sat down that night to read it with Grace for the first time. After about the third page, mom spoke up and suggested that she could probably read it herself. So he started back at the beginning and asked Grace to try to read it. Of course mom was right! Grace...

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