READING-LITERATURE: Second Reader

by Harriette Taylor Treadwell


Description:  Introduces fables and fairy stories and continues folk tales and simple poems. The material is organized: a group of fables, several groups of folk and fairy stories, a group of Mother Goose, of Rossetti, of Stevenson, and so on; so that the child may get a body, not a mere bit, of one kind of material before passing to another. Thus from the first he is trained to associate related literature and to organize what he reads. Attractive black and white illustrations are appealing to children.


Additional information:

Ages:  7-8
Length:  184 pages
Format:  Paperback; Ebook
Illustrations:  ​Black and white (paperback),
                     Color (ebook)
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-266-0
Genres:  Literature, Readers

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Table of Contents

1. The Wind and the Sun
2. The Crow and the Pitcher
3. The Fox and the Crow
4. The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg
5. The Hare and the Tortoise
6. The Timid Rabbits
7. The Boy and the Wolf
8. The Jay and the Peacock
9. The Fox and the Cock
10. The Fox and the Stork
11. The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
12. The Lion and the Mouse
13. Come Out To Play
14. I Saw a Ship A-Sailing
15. Who Killed Cock Robin?
16. There Was a Little Man
17. The Fir Tree
18. The Discontented Pine Tree
19. Boots and His Brothers
20. The Elves and the Shoemaker
21. Cinderella
22. Hans in Luck
23. A Linnet
24. What Is Pink?
25. In the Meadow
26. Daisies
27. A Diamond or a Coal

28. An Emerald Is as Green as Grass
29. The Peach Tree
30. The Wind
31. Boats Sail on the Rivers
32. The Birthday Gift
33. The Lambkins
34. The Queen Bee
35. The Brave Tin Soldier
36. The Sister of the Sun
37. Why the Sea Is Salt
38. The Flying Ship
39. Fairy Land
40. The Swing
41. Rain
42. Singing
43. At the Seaside
44. Farewell to the Farm
45. Time To Rise
46. Whole Duty of Children
47. Looking Forward
48. Bed in Summer
49. Where Go the Boats?
50. My Shadow
51. Sleeping Beauty
52. East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon
53. Little Maia
54. Hansel and Gretel

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