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The Reader’s Notebook: Kate Douglas Wiggin

Oct 1, 2018

Credit americanliterature.com

September 28, 2018 -- Kate Douglas Wiggin 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. With her sister during the 1880s, she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers.