March 29, 2004





What was your first reading primer?

It was "Dick and Jane." My Mom had taught me to read before I got this book in school, so it was really boring.

Cathie, 54
Novi, MI USA

I read Dick and Jane. I was in Kindergarten in 1962.

Janet, 46
E. Brunswick, NJ USA

I don't remember having a specific book.

Felicia, 38
Lowell, MA USA

Fun With Dick and Jane, I think....


My mother taught me to read before I started school. She didn't use a primer--just "real" books (the kind with motivation built in).

Jill, 61
Saylorsburg, PA USA

Um, we didn't really do primers in the traditional sense of the word. So I'm not sure what we're talking about here. I had lots of books at home, including one on how to write all the letters, and there were learning games on our computer. I don't remember what books we read early in school.

Karen, 23
Ames, IA USA

The Dick and Jane books.

Laura, 39
Lowell, MA USA

Dick and Jane. My children's school reading lessons also started with this classic. My grandchildren, however, have had several series of little paper back books, each volume the equivalent of one story in a traditional reader.

Jane, 63
West Linn, OR USA



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