(1889 - 1974)
James Henry Daugherty was an American modernist painter, muralist, children’s book author, and illustrator. He was married to author Sonia Medvedeva Daugherty.
Abe Lincoln Grows Up (1928)
Here we have Lincoln’s babyhood and boyhood at Knob Creek Farm and on Little Pigeon Creek, his games and chores.
Abraham Lincoln (1943)
A biography of the president for young readers.
A collection of stories and poems about adventure for older children.
Stephen W. Meader
John Chapman—better known as Johnny Appleseed—had wilderness adventures that became larger-than-life legends. Pioneering west from Massachusetts after the American Revolution, John cleared land and planted orchards for the settlers who followed, leaving apple trees and tall tales in his wake.
Johnny T. Bear is a bad bear. He runs away from his toy shop, but is almost caught by the little old lady and force to stay in her toy shop.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1932)
In the 1840s a mischievous boy named Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid, in the Mississippi River town of St. Petersburg, Missouri.
All Things New (1936)
A story of sixteen year old Masha Oblanoff and her family of Russian immigrants making their way in New York.
Almanac for Americans (1941)
For each day of the year the important, and not so important, events of American history are given. Several updated editions were published.
American Artist: March 1945 (1945)
Contains an article on James Daugherty.
American Backgrounds (1958)
An anthology of early American stories for older children.
Carol Ryrie Brink
Holling C. Holling
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Holling C. Holling
Two articles on folktales, reprinted from Compton’s Pictured Encyclopedia.
Andy and the Lion (1938)
A little boy named Andy was interested in lions. On his way to school, he met a real lion with a thorn stuck in its paw.
The Apaches of New York (1912)
A collection of true crime stories from the early twentieth century in New York City.
Barnaby Rudge (1941)
A tale of the anti-Catholic Gordon riots.
The blacksmith forbids the blackbirds his garden. So they hire him to make them gardening tools so they can make their own garden.
A collection of tales by Washington Irving.
Book Illustration (1952)
A collection of articles which originally appeared in Publishers’ Weekly.
Call of the Mountain (1940)
Young Nathan Lindsay tries to carve a farm out of the mountains of Vermont in the 1830’s.