Nebraska Authors

Billie Lee Snyder Thornburg

Billie Lee Snyder Thornburg was the daughter of "Pinnacle Jake" and Grace Snyder, and sister of Nellie Snyder Yost.

Places Lived

Sandhills ranch near Tyron, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Nebraska Sandhills Region--Life and Culture; Ranching History; Children's Literature


Bertie and Me: Kids on a Ranch. 2002.
Bertie and Me and Miles Too: Growing Up on a Nebraska Sandhills Ranch. 2003.
Sandhills Kid in the City, 1927-1938. 2004.
City and Prairie Bones. 2005.

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Billie Lee Snyder Thornburg

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