Esther Forbes

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Birthday
28, 1891
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 12, 1967 (76)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1891
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 12, 1967 (76)

About

An American fiction writer, children's author, and historian, she is best known for her 1943 young adult novel, Johnny Tremain. Her other works include A Mirror for Witches (1928) and Paul Revere and the World He Lived In (1942).

Before Fame

She studied at Bradford Academy and later enrolled in several courses at the University of Wisconsin. In 1919, she began working for the editorial department of the Houghton Mifflin Company.

Trivia

She won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Newbery Medal.

Family Life

She was born in Westborough, Massachusetts. In 1926, she married attorney Albert Hoskins.

Associated With

Her biography of Paul Revere won the Pulitzer Prize.