Good Advice from the Howland family

| December 6, 2010

Early childhood education in America:

“It is very foolish to tell lies; for, soon or late they are found out; and it is very mean and wicked. God himself has said, that we must not lie; that he abhors liars, and that he will punish them. Ananias and Sapphira were struck dead for telling lies.”

I’m just saying, kids…

Reposted from Learning at the Library. Written by melissa cardinali.

My most recent journey through TC’s collection of historic children's  literature has led me to the early 1850’s, Worcester, Massachusetts. Good Advice for Boys and Girls was published by Southworth Allen (S.A.) Howland, a printer and direct descendant of John Allen, one of the original passengers aboard the Mayflower.  The image on the book cover …