Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Sterling North

Sterling North born Nov. 4, 1906 at Edgerton, Wisconsin

Sterling North graduated from the University of Chicago and had a successful career as a journalist. His novel, So Dear to my Heart, published in 1947, was an enormous success and was made into a feature film. Rascal, an autobiographical story about raising a pet raccoon, was a Newbery Honor Book in 1964 and was also made into a Disney film in 1969. North died Dec 21, 1974.
We have many copies of Rascal in our collection for checkout.

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