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Ets, Marie Hall

Marie Hall Ets was born on December 16th, 1895 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her happiest memories were of summers in the North Woods of Wisconsin, which figure largely in many of her books. She attended Lawrence College, the New York School of Civics and Philanthropy, the University of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Royal Academy […]

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Estes, Eleanor

Eleanor Estes, who celebrated her birthday on May 9th, was the sort of author who makes her stories live in both the imaginations and the hearts of her readers. Her well-loved Moffat Tales began with her first book, The Moffats, published in 1941. Based on her own childhood, the town of Cranbury was her own home […]

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Esbensen, Barbara Juster

Barbara Juster Esbensen was born on April 28, 1925, in Madison, Wisconsin. Throughout her life, it was the center of her personal universe. Barbara began to think of herself as a writer when, at age ten, she realized she could not stand to be without a book to read. Her first book, Swing Around the Sun, […]

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Enright, Elizabeth

Born on September 17, 1909, Elizabeth Enright is well-remembered for her beautiful books about family life, including Gone-Away Lake, The Saturdays, and the 1939 Newbery Medal winner,Thimble Summer. Thimble Summer is set on a Wisconsin farm, which is where Ms. Enright spent many of her summers—with her uncle Frank Lloyd Wright on his Spring Green, Wisconsin farm. Her mother […]

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