WEBSTER’S BLUE-BACKED SPELLERWEBSTER’S BLUE-BACKED SPELLER is the popular name, derived from the blue paper covers, of Noah Webster’s. Both “Webster’s Blue-Backed Spelling Book” and the “New England Primer” were basic, foundational textbooks used in the schools of our republic in the 18th. The Original Blue Back Speller by Noah Webster, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Sam rated it liked it Jan 08, Many of the Founding Fathers used this book to home school their children, including Benjamin Franklin who taught his granddaughter to read, spell, and pronounce words using “Old Blue Back.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In the years after the Blue-Backed Speller came out, the only book to sell more copies in the U. Two thumbs way up!!! A Primer for Beginning Readers. He spent the winter looking for a job, without any luck. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The blue-backed speller has been published continuously since under several titleswith nearly million copies printed.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? See all 25 reviews. This book is excellent to use for home education to teach a child to read or to help any age that needs some remedial help. Greta rated it it was amazing Feb 02, It … maintained its authority for nearly a century. The book in question is the first volume of A Grammatical Institute of the English Language, a three-volume work that sought to transform the way Americans were taught to speak and write English.

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