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Carpenter's New Geographical Reader (Asia)
Carpenter's New Geographical Reader - Asia Author:Frank G. Carpenter, Litt.D., F.R G.S. For more than 20 years, Carpenter's Geographical Readers have held a large place in the teaching of geography. The have supplied the flesh and blood necessary to clothe the dry bones of the geographical text books, and make the countries and peoples living entities in the minds of the peoples. The original books had all the charm of a story. The... more » pupil was so interested that the reading of carpenter was viewed as a pleasure, not a task.
In Carpenters New Geographical Readers, of which this volume is one, all the charm of the original books has been retained, and many new features have been added, which give the child a live, working knowledge of his world of today. The human-interest appeal has been intensified along the lines of the American child's sympathies and development. The pupil is shown how each country and people is associated with the United States in the life, work, and trade of the world, and how they are related to him, as a patriotic American citizen.
When these readers were first issued many well-known instructors said they marked a new era in the teaching of geography. These New Geographical Readers are an even greater advancement along the same liens and will prove of extraordinary value as supplementary readers.« less