Category Archives: English pedagogy

The Deseret First Book, Part I

By: Ashley Bond, SLIS graduate student The Deseret First Book is one of four books published in the late 1860s in an alphabet created by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This alphabet, known as the Deseret Alphabet, … Continue reading

The Deseret First Book, Part II

By: Ashley Bond, SLIS graduate student In 1868, the Deseret First Book was one of two elementary readers printed in the Deseret alphabet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The University of Deseret, now the University of Utah, … Continue reading