I’m already thinking about what we’ll be doing for school lessons next year. Daughter A. starts Year One (aka First Grade), and with that comes more structure in her day. At her current speed, she’ll be done with all of the Bob Books in no time. One of the questions I am asked most often is what to do after Bob Books.
Bob Books, readers, whatever–these are all just tools of the trade. I am choosing the Treadwell readers because I think they will usher my students into the sort of world of reading I desire for them, the world populated not by trashy novels, but Shakespeare and Jane Austen. A taste for good literature and writing starts young, and I think the readers will cultivate this taste better than easy readers.
Unless, of course, we’re talking about Frog and Toad. Arnold Lobel managed to write easy readers that actually are, in and of themselves, good literature. And that, my friends, is not easily done.
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