When I Was Young

Joy Cowley, author of over 400 early reading books, creates a common bond with young students as she shares her likes and dislikes and some of the universal experiences of her youth. Lively art and authentic photography support the text. A biography and suggested activities are also included.

About the Program


  • Back cover of Big Book includes biographical information and suggested activities to extend author study
  • Art is comprised of illustrations and real-life photos integrated into collages

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