McGuffey Readers are to this day one of the greatest collection of early American authors and children literature. The collections teaches morals, ethics, perseverance, humility, compassion, and a foundation in childrens literature.They are more valuable today and have real value in the 21st century classroom.
It is estimated that at least 120 million copies of McGuffey's Readers were sold between 1836 and 1960, placing its sales in a category with the Bible and Webster's Dictionary. Since 1961 they have continued to sell at a rate of some 30,000 copies a year. No other textbook bearing a single person's name has come close to that mark.
McGuffey's Eclectic Speller
McGuffey's First Eclectic Reader
McGuffey's Second Eclectic Reader
McGuffey's eclectic primer