Honored Educators Create Reading List

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Copyright 1988 Editorial The educators made their selections at the 5th annual "In Honor of Excellence" symposium, held Oct. 6-10 in Key Biscayne, Fla. The event is sponsored by the Burger King Corporation in cooperation with the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

To be featured on promotional materials distributed in Burger King restaurants throughout the country, the reading list will also be made available to parents and local communities through public libraries and school systems.

Following are the recommended titles:


Dr. Seuss series, Dr. Seuss

Mother Goose Stories

The Little Engine That Could, Piper

Where the Wild Things Are,rice Sendak

Make Way for Ducklings, Robertskey

Primary School (K-3)

The Velveteen Rabbit, Margeryams

Alexander and the Terrible,orrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Judith Viorst

Ira Sleeps Over, Bernard Waber

The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Beax Potter

Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne

Charlotte's Web, E.B. White

Where the Wild Things Are,ce Sendak

Elementary School (4-6)

Charlotte's Web, E.B. White

Tales of a Fourth Grade Noth, Judy Blume

Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilawls

The Laura Ingalls Wilder series, Ingalls Wilder

Little Women, Louisa May Al cott

Junior High School (7-9)

Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilawls

Anne Frank: The Diary of ang Girl, Anne Frank

The Red Badge of Courage, SteCrane

Call of the Wild, Jack London

Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

Treasure Island, Robert Louisnson

The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton

High School (10-12)

The Grapes of Wrath, Johnbeck

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

The Scarlet Letter, Nathanielorne

A Tale of Two Cities, Charlesns

Macbeth, William Shakespeare

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D.ger

Vol. 08, Issue 07

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