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Ruth Sawyer


(1880 - 1970)

Ruth Sawyer

Ruth Sawyer (August 5, 1880–June 3, 1970), was an American storyteller and a writer of fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. She may be best known as the author of Roller Skates, which won the 1937 Newbery Medal. She received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in 1965 for her lifetime achievement in children’s literature.