Elizabeth George Speare

Elizabeth George Speare (November 21, 1908 – November 15, 1994) was an American writer of children’s historical fiction, including two Newbery Medal winners, recognizing the year’s “most distinguished contribution to American literature for children”. In 1989 she received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for her many contributions to American children’s literature and one of the Educational Paperback Association’s top 100 authors.

Works by Elizabeth George Speare: