The Elson Readers, Book Six

The Elson Readers, Book Six

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Author: William H. Elson  Category: ReadersCover: SoftcoverPages: 480Ages: 11 - 12 | Sixth GradeType: Literature | Youth Illustration: IllustratedRating: 1060L About Book SixBook Six introduces the young reader to the progenitors of our Western literature—the stories of Greece and Rome. What education would be complete without a familiarity with the stories of the great heroes; Achilles, Ulysses, and Aeneas? Those stories can be found in Book Six along with stories of nature, home, and country by the likes of, John James Audubon, Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Felicia Hemans, Washington Irving, Joyce Kilmer, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Theodore Roosevelt, William Wordsworth, and many others. This volume ends with a section devoted entirely to “Great American Authors.”