Children 's Literature : Research Paper

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Caleb Morrow Children’s Literature Research Paper 22 November 2015 E. B. White E. B. White was born in Mount Vernon, New York. He went and graduated from Cornell University in 1921 and then he joined the staff of The New Yorker magazine. E.B. White authored over seventeen books of prose and poetry and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1973 (Scholastic Open a World of Possible). E. B. White not only wrote children’s books but he also wrote adult books, poems and essays, drawings and sketches. Some of his other books include: One Man 's Meat, The Second Tree from the Corner, Letters of E. B. White, The Essays of E. B. White, and Poems and Sketches of E. B. White (Scholastic Open a World of Possible). E. B. White always said that he found writing difficult and bad for one’s disposition. Mr. White has won countless awards, including the 1971 National Medal for Literature and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, which commended him for making “a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children (Scholastic Open a World of Possible).” E. B. White died on October 1, 1985. E. B. White has many stories behind all of the books that he has written. Mr. White lived on a farm in Maine and he took care of many of these animals. This is how a lot of his books were written. Some books to mention that his animals made it into his books are Stuart in Stuart Little, Charlotte in Charlotte’s Web. His three books for children—Stuart Little (1945, film
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