The Pony Express - At-Home Phonics Author:Judith Bauer Stamper, Anthony Lewis The Pony Express presents long a, i, o, and u with final e - words are: caught, country, hero, pony, galloped, heart, Lincoln, minute, and many others. — Part of the Scholastic At Home Phonics Series. — In 1860, it took many weeks for mail to go back and forth across the country. From the east coast to the west coast is over 3,000 mile... more »s. Then someone came up with an idea. Why not use super-fast horses and young riders to carry mail from one place to another? The idea caught on, and the Pony Express was born . . . . . « less
Back of book: Scholastic*At-Home*Phonics Reading Program. The Pony Express is number 54 in this program and presents logn a, i, o, and u with final e - words are: caught, country, hero, pony, galloped, heart, Lincoln, minute, and many others.
I say: Very good reader for young students. Also an interesting presentation of the Pony Express, bringing in the election of Abraham Lincoln as President.