Silver Sails Author:A Beka Book Reading Program, various 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. — The stories in this reader have been selected from the ... more »readers of America's past and have been edited, modernized, and classroom-tested for student appeal and readability. This reader will introduce to children not only what is excellent in itself, but what their parents and grandparents have read before them - stories so good that they will never become old and stories that import moral values.
These values are taught throughout the book - honesty, integrity, courage, faith, kindness, forgiveness, industry, unselfishness, patriotism, and respect for authority.
Thought questions at the end of the stories greatly aid in the understanding and appreciation of the selections.« less