ERIC Number: ED349542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Postcards from America.
"Postcards from America" is the publisher's name for a set of five high-interest low-level novellas written on a second-grade reading level and featuring a multicultural mix of adolescent characters (African-American, Mexican-American, Asian-American, and Caucasian). For recreational reading, the novellas in this set offer a mix of reading and fun. Because the novellas in the set are filled with facts about each location, they are suitable for use by classroom teachers to engage student interest in elements of American history for further study. The titles of the five novellas are: "High Time in New York,""White House Mystery,""San Francisco Adventure,""Trouble in the Black Hills," and "Windy City Whirl." (RS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Elementary Secondary Education, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Instructional Materials, Minority Group Children, Readability, Recreational Reading, Supplementary Reading Materials
Academic Therapy Publications, 20 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949-6191 (Order No. 957-5, $15 a set, plus 10% handling charge).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Academic Therapy Publications, Novato, CA.
Identifiers: Postcards from America (Novels); Reading Motivation