Susan Coolidge

Susan Coolidge

Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (January 29, 1835 - April 9, 1905) was an American children's author who wrote under the pen name Susan Coolidge. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio and apent much of her childhood in New Haven Connecticut. She worked as a nurse during the American Civil War (1861-1865), after which she started to write. Woolsey never married, and resided at her family home in Newport, R.I., until her death. She edited The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mrs. Delaney (1879) and The Diary and Letters of Frances Burney (1880). She is best known for her classic children's novel What Katy Did. The fictional Carr family was modeled after the author's own, with Katy Carr inspired by Susan (Sarah) herself, and the brothers and sisters modeled on Coolidge's Woolsey siblings. (1872)

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What Katy Did
Katy Books
by Susan Coolidge
from Dover Publications
Realistic Fiction for 4th-7th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$5.91
What Katy Did
Puffin Classics
by Susan Coolidge
Reprint from Puffin Books
Realistic Fiction for 4th-6th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
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