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Are you looking for stories that will foster a lifelong love of reading? That's the testimony of one "graduate of the Alice and Jerry Reading Program a grade school student in the 60's now rejoicing in the re-printing of this winsome series. These books are pure midth century Midwest and absolutely, delightfully so. No political correctness here but there is bountiful evidence of a more carefree childhood lifestyle, a freedom and innocence that seems to have been lost somewhere along the line. Originally published in , the stories are full of the wonderful experiences of children who are happy, interested in life and those around them, and sometimes just a bit naughty.
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Stories about stagecoaches, inns, mills, the smithy, harness shop, cabins, owls, deer, butchering time, pigeon pie, games, school days, Tinerer, Christmas, sap, sugaring, bee tree and other pioneer stories for children. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?, I loved Alice and Jerry, too. It was about the town stationmaster, who, upon retirement, was given an around the world ticket by the train company.
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Alice and Jerry was a basal reader educational series published and used in classrooms from the mids to the s. The books sold nearly million copies worldwide. The "Alice and Jerry" books followed a sister and brother, Alice and Jerry, as well as their dog Jip, through a series of simple events in relatively plain settings. The sentences in the "Alice and Jerry" readers were short, and used repeating words to build reader's stamina and familiarity. For instance, here is the text from the book "Skip Along": "One, two three.