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J. T. Trowbridge

J. T. Trowbridge  

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Literature
(1827–1916),New York-born author, lived in Boston after 1848, and there wrote some 40 novels for boys, which had much to do with raising juvenile literature from didacticism to a ...
Laura E. Richards

Laura E. Richards  

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(1850–1943), American writer. A lifelong resident of New England, Richards was the daughter of Samuel Gridley Howe, a renowned physician and educator, and Julia Ward Howe, a poet and activist. ...
Youth's Companion, The

Youth's Companion, The   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Literature
Length:
147 words
(1827–1929), Boston weekly magazine, of which Nathaniel Willis was a founder, provided an amusing and instructive children's periodical unconnected with Sunday schools. Early ... More
Youth's Companion

Youth's Companion   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
413 words

This was a widely read children's periodical that ran for more than a century, from 1827 to 1929. It

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