Kate Dickinson Sweetser

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Kate Dickinson Sweetser (died 1939) was an American author of juvenile fiction and compilations, cousin of the famous poet, Emily Dickinson. Sweetser had a passion for writing about influential figures in history, as in her collections, Ten Boys from History (1910), Ten American Girls from History (1917), Ten Boys from Dickens (1901), and Ten Girls from Dickens (1902). We feature several of her stories in our collection of American Biographies for Kids.

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