McGuffey: The Greatest Forgotten Man (Google eBook)

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Autumn House Publishing, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 157 pages
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Journey back to the frontier days as you read the always-surprising, always-adventurous story of William H. McGuffey. Find out how he created five childrens readersbooks that would unify America and become acclaimed as the most influential books of their time. And discover why a boy from simple beginnings became known as the greatest forgotten man.
  

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Contents

Vocabulary of the 1800s
13
Who Was McGuffey?
15
On the Northwest Trail
17
At Gravel Hill
27
A Buckeye Boy Grows Up
38
Roving Teacher Trustees Exams
53
Look Well to Your Seed Look Well to Your Soil
64
Bachelorized?
77
No Thought of Fame Less of Fortune
91
The Knuckle Whistle School
106
President in Queen City
116
A Fence Gives Offense
125
Pavilion Number 9
134
And Then
141
Highs and Lows
146
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