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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ethel Harshbarget Weddle  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: September 6, 1897 in Girard, Illinois

Died: May 17, 1996 in Girard, Illinois


-- Ethel Harshbarget Weddle on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=ethel+harshbarget+weddle


Illinois Connection

Ethel lived her whole life in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ethel was both an author and librarian. Writing her own stories for her own children turned into writing stories for editors Carolyn Sherwin Bailey and Lillian Davidson. Stories and articles for the Sunday school market were also sold. This was during the depression. Her first juvenile book had just been accepted by Lothrop, Lee and Shepherd when Pearl Harbor changed the face of the world. That book went the way of all cancelled plans. All during the war she studied writing courses. She lost her son in WWII


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Pleasant Hill
ISBN: B0007F6SUE

Brethren Pub. House. 1956

WALTER CHRYSLER BOY MACHINEST
ISBN: B000UOGKUK

Bobbs-Merrill. 1960

Joel Chandler Harris,: Young storyteller (Childhood of famous Americans)
ISBN: B0007E0AO0

Bobbs-Merrill. 1964

Juvenile biography.

Alvin C. York, young marksman, (Childhood of famous Americans)
ISBN: B0006BRK3S

Bobbs-Merrill. 1967


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