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Wikipedia: Ruth Sawyer
Ruth Sawyer
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Ruth Sawyer was the pseudonym of Lucinda Durand (August 5, 1880 - June 3, 1970), an american writer of children's books. She was born in Boston and raised in New York. She had studied folklore and storytelling at Columbia University, where she got a B.S in 1904.

Her first published work was The Primrose Ring in 1915, of which a movie was made in 1917 (starring Loretta Young). Her best-known book is Roller Skates, which won her the Newbery Medal in 1937.

In 1965, she was awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for her work.



  

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