Two brothers learn to read and write in a 1600's one-room schoolhouse
Filled with humorous illustrations and enchanting language, this book will show children what it was like in 1754 to become educated in a one-room schoolhouse. John Paul and his big brother struggle to learn using the common methods of days gone by -- such as a hornbook, birchbark paper, an inkwell and a feather pen. The brothers bicker and are disciplined by the schoolmaster in the approved methods of the day -- with a thick rod and neck yokes! A great way for children to compare teaching methods of yesteryear with those of today.
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