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Felicity Learns a Lesson

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Felicity Learns A Lesson
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Published 1991
Author Valerie Tripp
Illustrator Dan Andreasen
Luann Roberts (Vignettes)
Keith Skeen (Vignettes)
ISBN 1562470078
Setting Fall 1774
Previous in Series Meet Felicity
Next in Series Felicity's Surprise

Felicity Learns a Lesson: A School Story is the second book in the Felicity series.




Chapter by Chapter Summary

Chapter One: Apple Butter Day

Chapter Two: Loose Tooth Tea

Chapter Three: Tea in the River

Chapter Four: Bananabelle

Chapter Five: A Bright Red Cardinal Bird

Looking Back: School in 1774

Discusses education during colonial times. Topics include:

  • The use of a hornbook, quill pen and a copybook to teach children how to read and write.
  • How wealthy children and boys were educated, with many boys starting college when they were only twelve years old.
  • The type of education girls received from their mothers, and the importance of the tea ceremony.
  • Why many colonists were feeling upset about their treatment from the King, and the difference between Patriots and Loyalists.
  • Famous and important Patriots in the 1770s, including Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Patrick Henry.

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