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Helen Fern Daringer

Author, Editor, Compiler

(1892 - 1986)

Helen Fern Daringer

Helen Fern Daringer was born in 1892 in eastern Illinois. Independent and way ahead of her time, Ms. Daringer graduated from Eastern Illinois University, obtained a Master’s Degree in English, and headed to New York City, where she became a professor of English literature at Columbia University. Miss Daringer wrote numerous books for children and young adults, including Country Cousin, The Turnabout Twins, and Mary Montgomery, Rebel.

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Adopted Jane (1947)

A young orphan girl spends the summer with two families, hoping that one will adopt her.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Adopted Jane (2002)

A young orphan girl spends the summer with two families, hoping that one will adopt her.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Literature, A Series of Anthologies: Book Six (1947)

An anthology intended for high school seniors.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham

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Mary Montgomery, Rebel (1948)

A fictionalized biography of a southern girl at the time of the Civil War.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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Pilgrim Kate (1949)

A young woman in England decides to join the Puritans when they depart for Holland.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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The Poet’s Craft (1935)

An anthology of favorite poems.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Anne Thaxter Eaton
Illustrator(s): Helene Carter

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The Turnabout Twins (1960)

Twins Becky and Rachel decide to switch places for the summer when they go to visit the aunts.

Author(s): Helen Fern Daringer
Illustrator(s): Charles Geer

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