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Alice Dalgliesh (writer)


Who is Alice Dalgliesh?

Alice Dalgliesh was a naturalized American author and publisher who wrote more than 40 fiction and non-fiction books, mainly for children. She has been called "a pioneer in the field of children's historical fiction". Three of her books were runners-up for the annual Newbery Medal, the partly autobiographical The Silver Pencil, The Bears on Hemlock Mountain, and The Courage of Sarah Noble, which was also named to the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award list.

  • born on (121 years ago) in Trinidad
  • nationality: United States of America, Trinidad and Tobago
  • education: Columbia University
  • profession: Writer, editor, author, publisher
  • died on (36 years ago) in Woodbury
  • written works: "The Bears on Hemlock Mountain", "The Courage of Sarah Noble", "The Thanksgiving Story", "The Silver Pencil", "Coraje De Sarah Noble/Courage of Sarah Noble", "The Fourth of July story", "A book for Jennifer", "The little wooden farmer", "The Smiths and Rusty", "America begins", "Relief's rocker", "The choosing book", "A happy school year", "The enchanted book", "The Columbus story", "The Davenports and Cherry Pie", "Three from Greenways", "Adam and the Golden Cock", "The Hollyberrys", "Sailor Sam", "The young aunts", "Wings for the Smiths", "Gulliver joins the army", "Along Janet's road", "America travels", "Aids to choosing books for your children", "The little angel", "Ride on the wind", "First experiences with literature", "They live in South America", "Selected books for young children", "The blue teapot", "Reuben and his red wheelbarrow"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to John Newbery Medal - "The Silver Pencil"
      • John Newbery Medal - "The Silver Pencil"
      • nominated to John Newbery Medal - "The Bears on Hemlock Mountain"
      • John Newbery Medal - "The Bears on Hemlock Mountain"
      • nominated to John Newbery Medal - "The Courage of Sarah Noble"
      • John Newbery Medal - "The Courage of Sarah Noble"

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