Elson Basic Readers Book Seven was designed for the 7th grade. This book was based on the belief that an efficient reader for the 7th grade must score high when tested on five fundamental features: quality of literature; variety of literature; organization of literature; quantity of literature; and definite helps sufficient to make the test a genuine tool for classroom use. Stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry W. Longfellow, O. Henry, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and other well known authors.
First among these features was that the foundation of the book was the acknowledge masterpieces of American and British authors. Excellent stories and illustrations. A charming vintage school book.
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