Doris Gates

Doris Gates

Born just after the turn of the century, Doris Gates lived on a ranch in Mountain View, California. After attending Fresno State Teachers College, Los Angeles Library School, and Western Reserve University, Gates worked as a children's librarian from 1930-1940 at the Fresno County Library. By spending time with and helping families in migrant camps during the Great Depression, Gates gained insights which inspired Blue Willow. She won a Newbery Honor award in 1941 for this book. Retelling myths and legends also earned Gates much popularity. She passed away at age 86.

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Blue Willow
Puffin Newbery Library
by Doris Gates
from Puffin Books
for 4th-7th grade
1941 Newbery Honor Book
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$7.99 $4.50 (1 in stock)
Blue Willow
by Doris Gates
1st edition from Scholastic Inc.
for 4th-7th grade
1941 Newbery Honor Book
in Clearance: Fiction & Readers (Location: ZCLE-FIC)
$1.50 (1 in stock)
Morgan for Melinda
by Doris Gates
from Viking Press
for 3rd-8th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Sensible Kate
by Doris Gates
from Viking Press
for 3rd-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)