Individual Author Record
Name: Ethel Harshbarget WeddlePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Born: September 6, 1897 in Girard, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionEthel lived her whole life in Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationEthel 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
*''Pleasant Hill'', Brethren Publishing, 1956*''Walter Chrysler, Boy Machinest'', Bobbs - Merrill, 1960*''Joel Chandler Harris, Young Storyteller'', Bobbs -Merrill, 1964*''Alvin C. York, Young Marksman'', Bobbs - Merrill, 1967*''A Brubaker Genealogy, The Descendants of Henry Brubaker, 1775-1848, of Salem, Virginia '', Brethren Press, Vol. 1, 1970, Vol. 2, 1978, 1970*''Weddle, A Geneology'', Private Printing, 1975