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     March 19, 2021      #98-78 KDJ

Being mindful on behalf of our learning

By Scott Reeder

Dr. Seuss, P.D. Eastman and Beverly Cleary were among my favorite authors when I was learning to read.

But, by far, my favorite series was “Dan Frontier” by William Hurley. Frontier was a fictional Daniel Boone-type character who hunted and trapped. The books, which were published in 1959, were exciting and engaging and actually could hold the attention of a child like me who couldn’t sit still for more than 15 seconds.

So, when it was time to teach my oldest daughter, Grace, to read, I purchased on eBay the entire series, which is long out of print. I figured since I ...

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