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Ruth Sawyer

Biography

Ruth Sawyer (1880-1970), a central figure in the advancement of children’s book reading and writing, is a recipient of the Regina Medal (1965) for distinguished contribution to the field of children’s literature and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal (1965) for substantial and lasting contributions to children’s literature. A frequent and much admired speaker in the United States, she collaborated on two Caldecott Honor winners, The Christmas Anna Angel (1944) and Journey Cake, Ho! (1954), and her book Roller Skates (1937) was a winner of the Newbery Medal.

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Leo Tolstoy, Selma Lagerlöf, Oscar Wilde, Elizabeth Goudge, Maxim Gorky, Alan Paton, Hans Thoma, André Trocmé, Padraic Colum, Ruth Sawyer, Walter Wangerin, Miriam LeBlanc, C. S. Lewis
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Ruth Sawyer, Maurice Sendak
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Collaborators

Maurice Sendak
Leo Tolstoy
Selma Lagerlöf
Oscar Wilde
Elizabeth Goudge
Maxim Gorky
Alan Paton
Hans Thoma
André Trocmé
Padraic Colum
Walter Wangerin
Miriam LeBlanc
C. S. Lewis

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Books Stats

2Authored

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Leo Tolstoy, Selma Lagerlöf, Oscar Wilde, Elizabeth Goudge, Maxim Gorky, Alan Paton, Hans Thoma, André Trocmé, Padraic Colum, Ruth Sawyer, Walter Wangerin, Miriam LeBlanc, C. S. Lewis
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Ruth Sawyer, Maurice Sendak
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