Kate Dickinson Sweetser

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Sweetser's bookplate by Edwin Davis French

Kate Dickinson Sweetser (1870-1939) was an American author known in her time for writing juvenile fiction and compilations. She was born in New York City to Charles H. and Mary N. Sweetser. Her great-grandfather, Samuel Dickinson, was one of the founders of Amherst College in Massachusetts; she was also the cousin of poet Emily Dickinson.[1]

List of works[edit]

  • Ten Boys from Dickens. New York: R.H. Russell. 1901. 
  • Ten Girls from Dickens. New York: J.F. Taylor & Company. 1902. 
  • Micky of the Alley, and Other Youngsters. New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1903. 
  • Teddy Baird’s Luck, and Other Yarns. New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1904. 
  • Boys and Girls from George Eliot. New York: Duffield & Company. 1906. 
  • Boys and Girls from Thackeray. New York: Duffield & Company. 1907. 
  • Ten Boys from History. New York: Duffield & Company. 1910. 
  • Ten Girls from History. New York: Duffield & Company. 1912. 
  • Book of Indian Braves. New York, London: Harper & brothers. 1913. 
  • Ten Great Adventurers. New York and London: Harper & brothers. 1915. 
  • Ten American Girls from History. New York: Harper. 1917. 
  • Dining with Dickens at Delmonico's. New York: G.H. Doran Company. 1919. 
  • Amelia Barr and the Novice. New York: G.H. Doran Company. 1923. 
  • Peggy’s Prize Cruise. New York, NY; Newark, NJ: Barse & Hopkins. 1925. 
  • Famous Girls of the White House. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. 1930. 
  • Great American Girls. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1931. 


  1. ^ Sackett, William Edgar; et al. (1917). Scannell's New Jersey's First Citizens and State Guide... Paterson, N.J.: J. J. Scannell. 

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