Throughout her career, Ruth Sawyer traveled around the world collecting folktales. However, her most famous, Roller Skates, was frankly autobiographical.
Sadie Stein on the 1937 Newbery winner.

Throughout her career, Ruth Sawyer traveled around the world collecting folktales. However, her most famous, Roller Skates, was frankly autobiographical.

Sadie Stein on the 1937 Newbery winner.

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