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Ed by the American Civil War and her father's death Kate and her sister Nora were still uite young when their widowed mother moved her little family from Philadelphia to Portland Maine then three years later upon her remarriage to the little village of Hollis There Kate matured in rural surroundings with her sister and her new baby brother Philip From a literary point of view her childhood was most distinctive for her encounter with the novelist Charles Dickens Her mother and another relative had gone to hear Dickens read in Portland but Wiggin aged 11 was thought to be too young to warrant an expensive ticket The following day however she found herself on the same train as Di.
Download A Cathedral Courtship, and Penelopes English Experiences (1893). by (1893). by: Kate Douglas Wiggin: Illustrated By: Clifford Carleton. (1867 - 1946)
A Cathedral Courtship and Penelopes English Experiences 1893 by 1893 by Kate Douglas Wiggin Illustrated By Clifford Carleton 1867 1946Kate Douglas Wiggin September 28 1856 August 24 1923 was an American educator and author of children's stories most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878 the Silver Street Free Kindergarten With her sister during the 1880s she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers Kate Wiggin devoted her adult life to the welfare of children in an era when children were commonly thought of as cheap labor Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin was born in Philadelphia the daughter of lawyer Robert N Smith and of Welsh descent12 Kate herself experienced a happy childhood even though it was colour.
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Download ☆ A Cathedral Courtship, and Penelopes English Experiences (1893). by (1893). by: Kate Douglas Wiggin: Illustrated By: Clifford Carleton. (1867 - 1946) ´ Kate Douglas Wiggin September 28 1856 August 24 1923 was Ckens and engaged him in a lively conversation for the course of the journey an experience which she later detailed in a short memoir A Child's Journey with Dickens 1912 Her education was spotty consisting of a short stint at a dame school some home schooling under the capable slightly impatient somewhat sporadic instruction of Albion Bradbury her stepfather a brief spell at the district school a year as a boarder at the Gorham Female Seminary a winter term at Morison Academy in Balti Maryland and a few months' stay at Abbot Academy in Andover Massachusetts where she graduated with the class of 1873 Although rather casual this was education than most women received at the time.