Down by the Sea Author:Delores Shimmin Children are eagerly searching for a workable sense of values. They need to see in the lives of great people, common people, and children like themselves, the unchanging values of the ages lived out. They need reading material that will give them ideals to reach for and examples to follow. — Stories in this reader have been classroom tested for... more » student appeal and readability. Many moral values are taught throughout this book. Among them are family values, friendship, helpfulness, patience, obedience, forgiveness, and responsibility.
Thought questions at the end of the stories greatly aid in the understanding and appreciation of the selections.« less