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.
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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