Elizabeth Borton de Trevino, children's book author, was born in 1904, in Bakersfield, CA (the home of Frank Gifford!).

I swear to you that's all I can find. Win the Newbery and your name gets plastered across a million websites - all focusing on the book instead of the author. Regardless, here's what she wrote:


El Guero: A True Adventure Story

I, Juan De Pareja   (1966 Newbery Award)

Leona, a Love Story

Yo, Juan De Pareja

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