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140 words, approx. 1 pages
Jacob Abbott (14 November 1803-31 October 1879), known today primarily for his juvenile works, was born and raised in Hallowell, Maine. After graduating from Bowdoin College, he taught briefly at the ... Read more
2,973 words, approx. 10 pages
Jacob Abbott, teacher, minister, and author, is often unfairly dismissed as a representative of the flock of didactic writers who responded to demands from the American Sunday School Union and the Ame... Read more
3,244 words, approx. 11 pages
Jacob Abbott is remembered today primarily as the author of the "Rollo Books," the most popular fictional series for juveniles in nineteenth-century America. The books, published in two series--fourte... Read more