Secrets and Surprises Author:Marion Hedquist Secrets and Surprises is teh fourth reader in the A Beka Book reading program for first grade. It contains delightful stories and poems taht are correlated with the phonics taht children are learning in class. Sprcial sounds that were used in Stepping Stones are reviewed in this reader, and new sounds are introduced from Phonics Charts 7 and 8... more ». Children will especially enjoy reading the character-building plays that are included in the alst section of the book.
The following Christian virtues and character raits are incorporated in the stories: diligence, friendship, helpfulness, industry, kindness, obedience, persistence, self-discipline, sharing, and thankfulness.« less