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Encyclopedia > Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (October 25, 1875December 23, 1961) was a American children's author. She was born in Hoosick Falls, New York and attended Teachers College, Columbia University, from which she graduated in 1896.[1][2] She contributed to the Ladies' Home Journal and other magazines, and published volumes of stories for children, methods of story telling, methods of teaching children, etc., which include Boys and Girls of Colonial Days (1917); Broad Stripes and Bright Stars (1919); Flint; The Story of a Trail (1922); and Friendly Tales (1923). She wrote For the Children's Hour (1906) in collaboration. In 1947, her book Miss Hickory won the Newbery Medal.[3] October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Hoosick Falls is a village located in Rensselaer County, New York, U.S.. USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 3,436. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Teachers College, view down West 120th Street. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A cover of Ladies Home Journal from 1906 Ladies Home Journal was first published February 16, 1883 as a womens supplement to the Tribune and Farmer. ... This article is about the magazine as a published medium. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the outstanding American book for children. ...


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MSN Encarta - Literature Guide - Miss Hickory (156 words)
Born October 25, 1875, in Hoosick Falls, New York, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey was interested in writing from a very early age.
Even before she knew how to write, she dictated stories to her mother, who was a mathematics teacher and a writer.
By the time she was 19, Bailey's work was being published, and she wrote books for children for the rest of her life.
Gamaliel Bailey --  Encyclopædia Britannica (690 words)
Bailey graduated from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1827; in 1834 he was a lecturer on physiology at the Lane Theological Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Carolyn Sherwin Bailey wrote more than 60 children's books during her career.
Lee Bailey was born on June 10, 1933, in Waltham, Mass.
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