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Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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Dorothy Canfield Fisher (February 17, 1879 – November 9, 1958) was an educational reformer, social activist, and best-selling American author in the early decades of the twentieth century. She strongly supported women's rights, racial equality, and lifelong education. Eleanor Roosevelt named her one of the ten most influential women in the United States. In addition to bringing the Montessori method of child-rearing to the U.S., she presided over the country's first adult education program and shaped literary tastes by serving as a member of the Book of the Month Club selection committee from 1925 to 1951.

Understood Betsy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780874519204
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Published: University Press of New England - April 1st, 1999

Thanks to her loving but over-protective guardian aunts, Betsy is a fearful, self-absorbed, nine-year-old hypochondriac. One of the most terrible items on her long list of fears is the horrid cousins her aunts never mention without shuddering. When her aunts are suddenly no longer able to care for her, Betsy is, incredibly, sent to live with those very relatives.


The Bent Twig: By Dorothy Canfield Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781376556650
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Published: Sagwan Press - February 3rd, 2018

Home Fires in France: By Dorothy Canfield Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781358724558
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Published: Palala Press - May 23rd, 2016

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.


The Montessori Manual for Teachers and Parents Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780837601717
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Published: Bentley Publishers -

Hardcover edition of Dorothy Canfield Fisher's The Montessori Manual for Teachers and Parents. A less philosophical and more concrete and definite approach to Montessori's teachings, this volume includes chapters on methods in Montessori Discipline and Obedience. Educators will appreciate having this classic hardcover in their collection.


The Squirrel-Cage Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780559568251
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Published: BiblioLife - November 14th, 2008

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience.