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A Village Stradivarius

Kate Douglas Wiggin

Publisher: Seltzer Books

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Classic short story for children. According to Wikipedia: "Kate Douglas Wiggin ( 1856 -  1923) was an American children's author and educator. Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin was born in Philadelphia, and was of Welsh descent . She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878 (the Silver Street Free Kindergarten). With her sister in the 1880s she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers. She was also a writer of children's books, the best known being The Birds' Christmas Carol (1887) and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1903)."

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