Friday, September 30, 2011
Olivia Ensor Coolidge
Olivia Ensor Coolidge was born on October 16 1908 and is a well know author for her historical fiction and biographies. She studied at Oxford University and earned a BA (Bachelor of Arts) and and MA (Master of Arts). Olivia was a teacher in England and the USA. Her first book published was Greek Myths. And she is a Newbery Award winner for Men of Athens. Olivia rewrote Homer's Iliad and made it suitable for children and young adults. She called it the Trojan War.