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Cornelia Meigs

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(1884 - 1973)

Cornelia Meigs

Cornelia Lynde Meigs (1884-1973) was an American writer of fiction and biography for children, teacher of English and writing, historian and critic of children’s literature. She won the Newbery Medal Medal for her 1933 biography of Louisa May Alcott, titled Invincible Louisa. She also wrote three Newbery Honor Books.



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Frontiers Old and New (1940)

An elementary school reader.

Author(s): Lois Lenski
Cornelia Meigs
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Illustrator(s): Neil O’Keefe
Nicholas Riley

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Mother Makes Christmas (1940)

Sally and her mother make a Vermont Christmas out of nothing at all.

Author(s): Cornelia Meigs
Illustrator(s): Lois Lenski

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Twenty-Two Short Stories of America (1937)

An anthology of fiction about early America.

Author(s): Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Bret Harte
Cornelia Meigs
Booth Tarkington
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Illustrator(s): Lois Lenski

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The Willow Whistle (1931)

Mary Anne’s father opens a general store on the prairie. Her friend Eric teaches her to make willow whistles.

Author(s): Cornelia Meigs
Illustrator(s): E. Boyd Smith

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Yankee Yarns: Stories from the Northeastern States (1944)

A collection of short stories set in the northeast states. Includes ‘A Nantucket Picnic’ by Elizabeth Enright and ‘Ice on Horse-Killer’ by Stephen W. Meader.

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Elizabeth Coatsworth
Alice Dalgliesh
Elizabeth Enright
Stephen W. Meader
Cornelia Meigs
Mabel L. Robinson
Ruth Sawyer
Kate Seredy
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Illustrator(s): Nedda Walker

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