GROWING UP WITH DICK AND JANE: LEARNING AND LIVING THE AMERICAN DREAM

GROWING UP WITH DICK AND JANE: LEARNING AND LIVING THE AMERICAN DREAM

By: Kismaric, Carole

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Growing Up with Dick and Jane reunites us with two old friends, Dick and Ja ne, who, for forty years, taught so many of us to read. Here's the all Amer ican brother and sister team. Look! It's Dick, in his striped polo shirts a nd shorts, always ready for an adventure. Look! Look! It's Jane, in her pre tty dresses, eager to have fun and learn about life. There's silly, mischie vous Baby Sally, and Spot, America's favorite spaniel. Growing Up with Dick and Jane brings to life the cast of characters who are emblems of the Amer ican Dream. And side by side with the story of Dick and Jane is an entertai ning and informative text that tracks important historical, social and educ ational events of the "Dick and Jane era." Here's your chance to step back into the innocent watercolor world of Dick and Jane, where night never comes, knees never scrape, parents never yell a nd the fun never stops. Remember holding a Dick and Jane primer for the fir st time and the thrill you felt when you knew you could read? Growing Up wi th Dick and Jane traces the Dick and Jane phenomenon from their birth durin g the Depression to their retirement in the stormy 1960s. It explores the i nfluence these little books had on education and the evolving American Drea m. Packaged with a sampler of original Dick and Jane stories and cutout dol ls of Dick and Jane, Growing Up with Dick and Jane stirs memories of home, school and what it was like to grow up when childhood felt like one long su mmer day. Carole Kismaric and Marvin Heiferman produce innovative visual books and museum exhibitions. Lookout, their company, has created: Talking Pictures (Chronicle), a book and.

Title: GROWING UP WITH DICK AND JANE: LEARNING AND LIVING THE AMERICAN DREAM

Author Name: Kismaric, Carole

Categories: Education & Careers,

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers/Lo: 1996

ISBN Number: 0006492460

ISBN Number 13: 9780006492467

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: RWARE0000029827