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07/10/2018 by Katherine Luck
Every summer, the local TV station out of Big City, Texas, aired the Sissy Spacek Movie Marathon for the entertainment and edification of rural children like myself. Three months of “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Badlands,” “Crimes of the Heart,” and “JFK” made for an instructive and relevant alternative to summer school.
07/06/2018 by Katherine Luck
06/16/2018 by Katherine Luck
“Almost everyone who reads these books goes back to the beginning after reaching an ending, wondering what would have happened differently if they had made other decisions. It’s a very powerful tool for teaching as well as entertaining.”
But what were the Choose Your Own Adventure books teaching young readers in the 1980s?