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Leodhas, Sorche Nic

Sorche Nic Leodhas—who was really LeClaire Alger—was born on May 20, 1898, in Youngstown, Ohio. Her father and sister were both writers, and she read a great deal because she was often sick as a child. At age 17, Ms. Alger worked as a page at the Pittsburgh library. In 1926, she enrolled at the […]


Cullinan, Bernice

Bernice “Bee” Cullinan grew up in Ohio. She worked with young students for fifteen years, teaching them how to read, which began a lifelong interest and career in how children learn to read and write. Earning her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees from Ohio State University, Bee stayed to become the study director for the […]


Kendall, Carol

Carol Kendall was born on September 13, 1917, in Bucyrus, Ohio. She received an AB degree from Ohio University. Her first novel was an adult mystery, The Black Seven, published in 1946. Her protagonist in that book was a twelve-year-old. She enjoyed writing about children so much that she soon published two mystery novels for […]