Rachel Lyman Field (1894-1942 / the United States)
Rachel Lyman Field (September 19, 1894 – March 15, 1942) was an American novelist, poet, and author of children's fiction. She is best known for her Newbery Medal–winning novel for young adults, Hitty, Her First Hundred Years, published in 1929.
Field was born in New York City, and, as a child, contributed to the St. Nicholas Magazine. She was educated at Radcliffe College. Her book ... more »
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- And the Place Thereof
- Cranberry Road
- I'd Like To Be A Lighthouse
- If Once You Have Slept On An Island
- No one knows the reason why
- North of Time
- Something told the wild geese
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''Isn't it strange some people makeRachel Lyman Field (1894-1942), U.S. writer. Some People (l. 1-4). . . Favorite Poems Old and New. Helen Ferris, ed. (1957) Doubleday & Company.
You feel so tired inside,
Your thoughts begin to shrivel up
Like leaves all brown and dried!''
''Something told the wild geeseRachel Lyman Field (1894-1942), U.S. writer. Something Told the Wild Geese (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America, The. Donald H...
It was time to go.
Though the fields lay golden