How Lincoln Learned to Read: Twelve Great Americans and the Educations That Made Them by D. Wolff

Elizabeth Joswick
2009 International Journal of Multicultural Education  
How Lincoln Learned to Read by Daniel Wolff, an author of another nonfiction book 4th of July, Asbury Park: A History of the Promised Land (2006), is an engaging trip through the history of the educational system. The importance of context and culture in education is at the forefront as Wolff traces the birth of our current school system by documenting the educational experiences of those he refers to as "twelve great Americans." The book describes the lives and experiences of
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