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Stockton, Frank

Frank Stockton was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 5, 1834. Does his name not sound familiar? His stories will. Well-known in his day as a humorist and short-story writer, he was also the assistant editor of Hearth and Home, Century Magazine, and St. Nicholas magazine, where he worked with editor Mary Mapes Dodge (the […]


Spyri, Johanna

    Johanna Louise Heusser was born on June 12, 1827 in Hirzel, Switzerland. She was one of six children in a household where music and books were revered. She was educated at school and at home, finally being sent to Zurich at age 14 to study modern languages and piano. There, she met a […]