(1905 - 2001)
Elizabeth Yates McGreal was an American author. She is perhaps best known for her 1951 Newbery Medal-winning novel Amos Fortune, Free Man. She also received the Newbery Honor in 1944 for Mountain Born.
Amos Fortune, Free Man (1950)
Brought to Massachusetts as a slave, after forty-five years he was able to buy his freedom, moved to New Hampshire and set up as a tanner.
The Doll Who Came Alive (1942)
Jyd, a young English girl, loves her doll so much that it comes to life and together they go off to the land of the Good People.
Mountain Born (1943)
Peter learns to be a shepherd under the tutelage of Old Benj.
Peter goes out on Christmas Eve to see the flowering of the forest and hear the farm animals talking in the byre.
A Place for Peter (1952)
Peter’s father trusts him to collect the maple sap and boil it down to maple syrup.
An anthology of Christmas stories.
Story Parade Rainbow Book (1942)
A collection of stories and poems from Story Parade magazine.