- Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (
October 25, 1875– December 23, 1961) was an American children's author. She was born in Hoosick Falls, New Yorkand attended Teachers College, Columbia University, from which she graduated in 1896. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_International_Encyclopedia] [http://www.bookrags.com/shortguide-miss-hickory/abouttheauthor.html] She contributed to the " Ladies' Home Journal" and other magazines, and published volumes of stories for children, methods of story telling, methods of teaching children, etc., which include "Boys and Girls of Colonial Days" (1917); "Broad Stripes and Bright Stars" (1919); "Flint; The Story of a Trail" (1922); and "Friendly Tales" (1923). She wrote "For the Children's Hour" (1906) in collaboration. In 1947, her book " Miss Hickory" won the Newbery Medal. [http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/newberymedal/newberyhonors/newberymedal.htm]
* [http://www.bookrags.com/shortguide-miss-hickory/abouttheauthor.html "Miss Hickory" Study Guide] . BookRags.com. Retrieved
July 7, 2006
* [http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/newberymedal/newberyhonors/newberymedal.htm Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present] .
American Library Association. Retrieved July 7, 2006.
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