They Were Strong and Good

by Mary Ann Kelley

They Were Strong and Good by Robert Lawson

They Were Strong and Good is Robert Lawson's biography of his ancestors, which won the Caldecott Medal for 1940.

Author: Robert Lawson

Website for Robert Lawson

Other books by Robert Lawson

The author is also the illustrator.

Topics from the book:

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Online Units and Resources for They Were Strong and Good

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Why are we featuring this book?

They Were Strong and Good is a book featured in Five in a Row, a literature-based unit study curriculum. Many families use FIAR for all but the grammar/reading and math, and others use it in conjunction with other resources. Above is information about the author and illustrator, story summaries, and links to lesson plans and websites that are great go-alongs for They Were Strong and Good. Please note that these resources are meant to complement, not replace, the Five in a Row units. The Five in a Row volumes are inexpensive and well worth the investment.

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