Jun 02, · Dick and Jane books were the predominant readers in public schools from the s through the early s. The books were created by educator Williams S. Gray and former teacher and reading consultant Zerna Sharp, who believed that the “whole word” method was the ideal way to teach reading. Dick and Jane Series Found in Children’s Picture Books Millions of Americans remember Dick and Jane and now they’re back with classic readers and various formats. Sign me up to get more news about Children’s books. Please make a selection. Sign up. .
A Back To School Primer On Collecting Vintage Dick & Jane Books Dick and Jane books are among the most popularly collected school books. This is because the series of books was used for over 40 years in American schools. That’s millions of children who were taught by Dick, Jane, Sally, Pam, Penny, Mike, their neighbors, families, and pets! The original Dick and Jane series was the idea and creation of Zerna Addis Sharp, (known as the "Mother" of the Dick and Jane Series). William S. Gray, (known as the "Father" of the Dick and Jane Series), was a co-creator and the main author of this series. William H. Elson was a co-author of the Dick and Jane Readers.
(s) Dick and Jane primers flourished in the late '40s and '50s when post-war affluence promised a protected world of childhood innocence. These books taught a couple generations how to read, crafted dreams of gentle suburban bliss, and in the process became immediately recognizable cultural icons. Dick And Jane: A Primer On Christian Life. Author Unknown - some details added by Rafael Martinez. See Dick. See Jane. See Spot. Dick and Jane are Christians. Spot is not. He is a Dog.. See Dick read the Bible. Read, read, read. The Bible says that God forgives all our sins. That makes Dick glad.