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Agnes Danforth Hewes


(1874 - 1963)

Agnes Danforth Hewes

Agnes Danforth Hewes (March 30, 1874 – September 30, 1963) was an American writer of children’s literature and a 3-time winner of the Newbery Honor. Her early childhood overseas had a huge influence on her life and writing.

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A Boy of the Lost Crusade (1923)

Young Roland Arnot joins the Children’s Crusade to search for his father in the Holy Land. Read online at

Author(s): Agnes Danforth Hewes
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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