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For grades 5-6.

Ladders to Heaven, Ewing; The Daisy, in Andersen,
Wonder Stories; Five out of One Shell, in Andersen, Stories and
Tales; The Pomegranate Seeds, in Hawthorne, Tanglewood
Tales.

For grades 7-8.

The May-Pole at Merry Mount, in Hawthorne, Twice-
Told Tales; The Opening of the Eyes of Jasper, in Dyer
The Richer Life; The Prisoner and the Flower, in Stevenson,
Days and Deeds (prose).

MOTHERS' DAY

For grades 1-4.

Hans and the Wonderful Flower, in Bailey and Lewis
For the Children's Hour; The Closing Door, in Lindsay
Mother Stories; The Laughter of a Samurai, in Nixon-Roulet,
Japanese Folk-Stories; The Fairy Who Came to our
House, in Bailey and Lewis, For the wrhildren's Hour; The
Little Traveler, in Lindsay, Mother Stories; Thorwald and
the Star-Children, in Boyesen, Modern Vikings.

For grades 5-6.

Lincoln's Letter to a Mother, in Moores, Abraham Lincoln,
page 105; My Angel Mother, in Baldwin, Abraham
Lincoln; Napoleon and the English Sailor Boy, Campbell
(poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Song of the Old Mother,
Yeats (poem), in Riverside Eighth Reader; Valentine and
Ursine (poem), in Lanier, Boy's Perey.

For grades 7-8.

A Patriot Mother, in Tomlinson, War for Independence;
Lincoln's Letter, in Gross, Lincoln's Own Stories; President
for One Hour, in St. Nicholas Christmas Book; The Conqueror's
Grave, Bryant (poem); The Gracci, in Morris,
Historical Tales (Roman); The Knight's Toast attributed to
Scott (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; Young Manhood, in
Noah Brooks, Abraham Lincoln.

MEMORIAL AND FLAG DAYS

For grades 3-6.

A Boy Who Won the Cross, in Hart and Stevens, Romance
of the Civil War; A Story of the Flag, in Our Holidays Retold
from St. Nicholas; Betsy's Battle Flag, Irving (poem), in
Stevenson, Poems of Ameriean History; Noteworthy Flag Incidents,
in Smith, Our Nation's Flag; The Legs of Duncan
Ketcham, in Price, Lads and Lassies of Other Days; The
Origin of Memorial Day, in Stevenson, Days and Deeds (prose);
The Planting of the Colors, in Thomas, Captain Phil, page
227.

For grades 7-8.

Kearny at Seven Pines, Stedman (poem); Quivira, Guiterman
(poem), in Story-Telling Poems; Reading the List, in
Sehauffler, Memorial Day; Remember the Alamo, in Lodge
and Roosevelt, Hero Tales, Reuben James, Roche, (poem), in
Story-Telling Poems; The Defense of the Alamo, Miller
(poem), in Stevenson, Poems of American History; The Fire
Rekindled, in Schauffler, Memorial Day; The Flag-Bearer,
in Lodge and Roosevelt, Hero Tales; The March of the First
Brigade, in Riverside Eighth Reader.

INDEPENDENCE DAY

For grades S-6.

A Winter at Valley Forge, in Tappan, American Hero
Stories; Cornwallis's Buckles, in Revolutionary Stories Retold
from St. Nicholas; Ethan Allen, in Johonnot, Stories of
Heroic Deeds; Fourth of July Among the Indians, in Indian
Stories Retold from St. Nicholas; How ``Mad Anthony''
Took Stony Point, in Tappan, American Hero Stories; How
the ``Swamp Fox'' Made the British Miserable, in Tappan,
American Hero Stories; John Paul Jones, in Tappan, American
Hero Stories; Laetitia and the Redcoats, in Revolutionary
Stories Retold from St. Nicholas; Molly Pitcher, in
Revolutionary Stories Retold from St. Nicholas; Paul Revere's Ride
Longfellow (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; Prescott and the
Yankee Boy, in Johonnot, Stories of Heroic Deeds; Rodney's
Ride, Brooks (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Boston
Massacre, in Hawthorne, Grandfather's Chair; The Bulb of
the Crimson Tulip, in Revolutionary Stories Retold from St
Nicholas; The First Day of the Revolution, in Tappan;
American Hero Stories.

For grades 7-8.

A Woman's Heroism, in Tomlinson, Warfor Independence;
Grandmother's Story of Bunker-Hill Battle, Holmes (poem);
How the Major Joined Marion's Men, in Tomlinson, War for
Independence; Molly Pitcher, Sherwood (poem), in Stevenson,
Poems of American History; Patrick Henry, in Morris
Historical Tales, American, Second Series; Song of Marion's
Men, Bryant (poem); That Bunker Hill Powder, in Revolutionary
Stories Retold from St. Nicholas; The Mantle of St.
John de Matha, Whittier (poem); The Tory's Farewell, in
Hawthorne, Grandfather's Chair.

LABOR DAY

For grades 1-4.

Dust Under the Rug, in Lindsay, Mother Stories, Giant
Energy and Fairy Skill, in Lindsay, Mother Stories; How
Flax was Given to Men, in Holbrook, Book of Nature Myths;
My Friend the Housekeeper, in Riverside Fourth Reader,

Peasant Truth, in Riverside Third Reader; Prometheus, the
Giver of Fire in Coe, First Book of Stories for the Story-
Teller; Six Soidiers of Fortune, in Grimm, German Household
Tales; The Country Maid and her Milk-Pail, in Scudder,
Book of Fables and Folk-Stories; The Flax, in Andersen,
Wonder Stories; The Hammer and the Anvil, in Ramaswami
Raju, Indian Fables; The Honest Woodman, in Poulsson,
In the Child's World; The Little Gray Pony, in Lindsay,
Mother Stories; The Little House in the Wood, in Grimm,
German Household Tales; The Old Man Who Lived in a
Wood (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Pixy Flower, in
Rhys, Fairy-Gold; The Spandies, in Gilchrist, Helen and the
Uninvited Guests, page 15; The Three Trades, in Grimm,
German Household Tales; The Toy of the Giant's Child, von
Chamisso (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; Vegetable Lambs,
in Curtis, Story of Cotton; Vulcan the Mighty Smith, in
Poulsson, In the Child's World.

For grades 5-6.
A Handful of Clay, in Riverside Sixth Reader; How they
Built the Ship Argo in Iolcos, in Kingsley, Greek Heroes;
Icarus and DEedalus, in Peabody, Old Greek Folk-Stones;
Master of All Masters, in Jacobs, English Fairy Tales; The
Dwarf's Gifts, in Brown, In the Days of Giants; The Forging
of Balmung, in Baldwin, Hero Tales; The Giant Builder,
in Brown, In the Days of Giants; The God of Fire, in
Francillon, Gods and Heroes; The Wicked Hornet, in Baldwin,
The Sampo; The Wish-Ring, in Fairy Stories Retold from St.
Nicholas; The Wounds of Labor, in d'Amicis, Heart (Cuore);
Weland's Sword, in Kipling, Puck of Pook's Hill.

For grades 74.
Careers of Danger and Daring, Moffett; David Maydole,
Hammer-Maker, in Riverside Seventh Reader; Jack Farley's
Flying Switch, in Warman, Short Rails; Histories of Two
Boys, in Riverside Seventh Reader; History of Labor Day,
in Stevenson, Days and Deeds (prose); The Arms of Aeneas,
in Church, Stories from Virgil; The Blacksmith Boy and the
Battle, in Marden, Winning Out; The Duke's Armorer, in
Stories of Chivalry Retold from St. Nicholas; The Scullion
Boy's Opportunity, in Marden, Winning Out; The Vision of
Anton the Clockmaker, in Dyer, The Richer Life, Tubal
Cain, Mackay (poem), in Story-Telling Poems.

COLUMBUS DAY

For grades 4-8.

Columbus, Miller (poem), in Riverside Seventh Reader;
Columbus at the Convent, Trowbridge (poem), in Stevenson,
Poems of American History; Guanahani, in Maores, Christopher
Columbus; How Diego Mendez Got Food for Columbus
in Higginson, American Explorers; How Diego Mendez
Saved Columbus, in Higginson, American Ewplorers; In
Search of the Grand Khan, in Moores, Christopher Columbus;
The Garden of Eden, in Moores, Christopher Columbus.

HALLOWEEN

For grades 1-4.

The Smith and the Fairies, in Grierson, Children's Book of
Celtic Stories; The Witch, in Lang, Yellow Fairy Book; The
Witch That was a Hare, in Rhys, English Fairy Book; Tom-
Tit Tot (Rumpelstiltskin), in Jacobs, English Fairy Tales.

For grades 5-6.

Mr. Fox, in Jacobs, English Fairy Tales; The Godfather,
in Grimm, German Household Tales; The Golden Arm, in
Jacobs, Enylish Fairy Tales; The Robber Bridegroom, in
Grimm, German Household Tales; The Story of a Cat, Bedoliere;
The Youth Who Could not Shiver or Shake, in Grimm,
German Household Tales.

For grades 7-8.

Alice Brand, in Scott, Lady of the Lake (poem); All-
Hallow-Eve Myths, in Our Holidays Retold from St. Nicholas;
Black Andie's Tale of Tod Lapraik, in Stevenson, David
Balfour; History of Hallowe'en, in Stevenson, Days and
Deeds (prose); Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Rip Van Winkle
Irving; Macbeth, Shakespeare; The Bottle Imp, in Stevenson,
Island Nights' Entertainments; The Devil and Tom
Walker, Irving; The Fire-King, Scott (poem); The Speaking
Rat, in Dickens, Uncommercial Traveller, chapter 15.

THANKSGIVING DAY

For grades 1-4

A Thanksgiving Dinner, in White, When Molly was Six;
The Chestnut Boys, in Poulsson, In the Child's World; The
First Thanksgiving Day, in Wiggin and Smith, Story Hour;
The Marriage of Mondahmin, in Judd, Wigwam Stories; The
Turkey's Nest, in Lindsay, More Mother Stories; The Visit,
in Lindsay, More Mother Stories; Turkeys Turning the
Tables, in Howells, Christmas Every Day.

For grades 5-6.

A Dinner That Ran Away, in Miller, Kristy's Surprise
Party; A Mystery in the Kitchen, in Miller, Kristy's Surprise
Party; Ann Mary, Her Two Thanksgivings, in Wilkins,
Young Lueretia; An Old-Time Thanksgiving, in Indian Stories
Retold from St. Nicholas; The Coming of Thanksgiving, and
The Season of Pumpkin Pies, in Warner, Being a Boy; The
Magic Apples, in Brown, In the Days of Giants; St. Francis's
Sermon to the Birds, Longfellow (poem), in Story-Telling
Poems.

For grades 7-8.

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, Alcott; The First
Thanksgiving Day, Preston (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The
Night Before Thanksgiving, in Jewett, The Queen's Twin;
The Peace Message (poem), in Stevenson, Poems of Amercan
History; The Turkey Drive, in Sharp, Winter.

CHRISTMAS DAY

For grades 1-4.

A Christmas Tree Reversed, in Brown, lattle Miss Phoebe
Gay; Babouseka, Thomas (poem), in Story-Telling Poems;
Christmas Every Day, Howells; Fulfilled, in Bryant, How to
Tell Stories to Children; His Christmas Turkey, in Vawter,
The Rabbi's Ransom; In the Great Walled Country, in Alden,
Why the Chimes Rang; Little Girl's Christmas, in Dickinson
and Skinner, Children's Book of Christmas Stories; Santa
Claus and the Mouse, Poulsson (poem), in St. Nicholas
Christmas Book; The Christmas Cake, in Lindsay, More
Mother Stories; The Christmas Tree, in Austin, Basket
Woman; The First New England Christmas, in Stone and
Fickett, Every-Day Life in the Colonies; The Golden Cobwebs,
in Bryant, How to Tell Stories to Children; The Moon of
Yule, in Davis, The Moons of Balbanea; The Rileys' Christmas,
in White, When Molly was Six; The Story of Gretehen
in Lindsay, Mother Stories; The Three Kings of Cologne, Field
(poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Turkey Doll, Gates; The
Voyage of the Wee Red Cap, in Dickinson and Skinner, Children's
Book of Christmas Stories; Toinette and the Elves, in
Dickinson and Skinner, Children's Book of Christmas Stones;
'Twas the Night Before Christmas, Moore (poem); Why the
Chimes Rang, Alden.

For grades 5-6.

Christmas Before Last, in Stockton, Bee-Man of Orn;
Christmas in the Alley, in Miller, Kristy's Queer Christmas;
Dog of Flanders, Ramee; Felix, in Stein, Troubadour Tales;
Good King Wenceslas (poem), in Story-Telling Poems;
Hope's Christmas Tree, in Miller, Kristy's Surprise Party,
How a Bear Brought Christmas, in Miller, Kristy's Queer
Christmas; How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar, in
Harte, Luck of Roaring Camp; How Uncle Sam Observes
Christmas, in Our Holidays Retold from St. Nicholas; Lottie's
Christmas Tree, in Miller, Kristy's Rainy Day Picnic; St.
Nicholas and the Innkeeper, in Walsh, Story of Santa Klaus;
St. Nicholas and the Robbers, in Walsh, Story of Santa
Klaus; St. Nicholas and the Slave Boy, in Walsh, Story of
Santa Klaus; Santa Claus on a Lark, Gladden; Solomon
Crow's Christmas Pockets, Stuart; The Birds' Christmas
Carol, Wiggin; The Coming of the Prince, in Field, Christmas
Tales and Christmas Verse; The Festival of St. Nicholas,
in Dodge, Hans Brinker; The Peace Egg, Ewing; The Symbol
and the Saint, in Field, Christmas Tales and Christmas
Verse.

For grades 7-8.

A Christmas Carol, Dickens; A Still Christmas, Repplier,
in Morris, In the Yule-Log Glow; The First Christmas Tree,
Van Dyke; The Lost Word, Van Dyke; The Mansion, Van
Dyke; The Other Wise Man, Van Dyke; Cosette, in Hugo, Les
Miserables, book 3; Where Love is, There God is Also, Tolstoy.

ARBOR DAY

For grades 1-4.

Flower of the Almond and Fruit of the Fig, in Foote, Little
Fig-Tree Stories; Earl and the Dryad, in Brown, Star Jewels;
The Girl Who Became a Pine Tree, in Judd, Wigwam Stories;
The Kind Old Oak, in Poulsson, In the Child's World; The
Oak Tree, in Vawter, The Rabbit's Ransom; The Workman
and the Trees, in Ramaswami Raju, Indian Fables.

For grades 5-6.

Apple-Seed John, Child (poem), in Story-Telling Poems;
How the Children Saved Hamburg, in Marden, Winning
Out; How the Indians Learned to Make Maple Sugar, in
University of the State of New York, Legends and Poetry of
the Forests; Old Pipes and the Dryad, in Stockton, Bee-Man
of Orn; Tale of Old Man and the Birch Tree, in University of
the State of New York, Legends and Poetry of the Forests;
The Elm and the Vine, Rosas (poem), in Story-Telling
Poems; The Gourd and the Palm (poem), in Story-Telling
Poems; The Planting of the Apple Tree, Bryant (poem), in
Riverside Fifth Reader.

For grades 7-8.

Brier-Rose, Boyesen (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; How
the Charter was Saved, in Morris, Historical Tales, American;
O-So-Ah, the Tall Pine Speaks, in University of the
State of New York, Legends and Poetry of the Forests; The
Eliot Oak, in Drake, New England Legends; The First of
the Trees, in University of the State of New York, Legends
and Poetry of the Forests; The Liberty Tree, in Hawthorne,
Grandfather's Chair, part 3. chapter 2; The Plucky Prince,
May Bryant (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Story of
a Thousand-Year Pine, Mills; The Washington Elm, in
Drake, New England Legends.

BIRD DAY

For grades 1-4.

Out of the Nest, in Lindsay, More Mother Stories; The Fox
and the Crow, in Jacobs, Aesop's Fables; The Jackdaw and
the Doves, in Scudder, Book of Fables and Folk-Stories; The
Jay and the Peacock, in Jacobs, Aesop's Fables; The King, the
Falcon, and the Drinking Cup, in Dutton, The Tortoise and
the Geese; The Lark and her Young Ones, in Scudder, Book of
Fables and Folk-Stories; The Monk and the Bird, in Scudder,
Book of legends; The Owl and his School, in Ramaswami
Raju, Indian Fables; The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, Lear
(poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Partridge and the Crow,
in Dutton, The Tortoise and the Geese; The Pious Robin, in
Brown, Curious Book of Birds; The Rustic and the Nightingale,
in Dutton, The Tortoise and the Geese; The Sparrows,
Thaxter (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Sparrows and
the Snake, in Dutton, The Tortoise and the Geese; The Spendthrift
and the Swallow, in Scudder, Book of Fables and Folk-
Stories; The Story of the First Mocking-Bird, in Holbrook,
Book of Nature Myths; The Story of the Oriole, in Holbrook,
Book of Nature Myths; The Wren Who Brought Fire, in
Brown, Curious Book of Birds; Why the Peacock's Tail has
a Hundred Eyes, in Holbrook, Book of Nature Myths; Why
the Peetweet Cries for Rain, in Holbrook, Book of Nature
Myths.

For grades 5-6.

A Madcap Thrush, in Miller, True Bird Stories; Antics in
the Bird Room, in Miller, True Bird Stories; Fate of the
Children of Lir, in Grierson, Children's Book of Celtie Stories;
Halcyone, in Brown, Curious Book of Birds; St. Francis's Sermon
to the Birds, Longfellow (poem), in Story-Telling Poems;
Saint Kentigern and the Robin, in Brown, Book of Saints
and Friendly Beasts; The Donkey and the Mocking-Bird,
Rosas (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Early Girl, in
Brown, Curious Book of Birds; The Nightingale, in Andersen,
Wonder Stories; The Parrot, Campbell (poem), in Story-
Telling Poems, The Phoenix, in Brown, Curious Book of
Birds; The Robin, Whittier (poem); The Sauey Oriole, in
Miller, True Bird Stories; The Wild Swans, in Andersen,
Wonder Stories; Walter son der Vogelweid, Longfellow
(poem).

For grades 7-8.

Arnaux, the Chroniele of a Homing Pigeon, in Thompson-
Seton, Animal Heroes; King Edwin's Feast, Chadwiek
(poem), in Story-Telling Poems; Our New Neighbors at
Ponkapog, in Riverside Seventh Reader; The Abbot of Inisfalen,
Allingham (poem), in Story-Telling Poems; The Birds
of Killingworth, Longfellow (poem); The Downy Woodpecker,
in Bird Stories from Burroughs; The Eagle, Tennyson
(poem); The Emperor's Bird's-Nest, Longfellow (poem),
in Story-Telling Poems; The Falcon of Ser Federigo, Longfellow
(poem); The Gulls, in Breck, Wilderness Pets, pages
103, 161; The House Wren, in Bird Stories from Burroughs;
The Keeper of the Nest, in Roberts, The Feet of the Furtive;
The Screech Owl, in Bird Stories from Burroughs; The Song
Sparrow, in Bird Stories from Burroughs.

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