Reading Adventures

A park ranger reads a book to a group of children.
A park ranger reads a book to a group of children.

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2017-2018 “Reading Adventures” Programs at Your School
Recommended for Kindergarten through 3rd graders

Choose from one of the four book and activity options below, and schedule a time for a park educator to come into your classroom to lead the students through a true reading adventure!

• Can be assembly for the whole grade (with book pages on large screen), or a classroom experience.
• Lasts 45 minutes to one hour.
• Schools must be within a reasonable driving distance of Gettysburg.

Choose between…

Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story of the Underground Railroad
by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson
with activities on the Underground Railroad and book illustration.

The Last Brother: A Civil War Tale
by Patricia Hakes Noble
with activities on soldier life and music during the Civil War.

Mary Walker Wears the Pants
by Cheryl Harness
with dress-up stations and activities on caring for hurt soldiers.

I Am Abraham Lincoln
by Brad Meltzer
with the chance for everyone to wear a Lincoln hat and coat and give a speech!

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Last updated: August 22, 2017

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