The Little Red Schoolhouse

The Little Red Schoolhouse

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by Eric Sloane
     
 

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Harkening back to a time when the three Rs actually stood for reading, 'riting, and religion, Sloane's sketchbook explores the history of early American schools. He writes of the preciousness of paper, the origins of the words "blackboard" and "moonlighting," and offers marvelous illustrations of one-room New England schoolhouses, desks, and benches from the 18th and… See more details below

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Harkening back to a time when the three Rs actually stood for reading, 'riting, and religion, Sloane's sketchbook explores the history of early American schools. He writes of the preciousness of paper, the origins of the words "blackboard" and "moonlighting," and offers marvelous illustrations of one-room New England schoolhouses, desks, and benches from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486139258
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
10/16/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
765,686
File size:
6 MB

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