Nebraska Authors

Jean Bothwell

Born 1892-11-28 Winside, NE (USA)

Died 1977-03
Fayette, MO (USA)

Buried
Lincoln, NE (USA)
Wyuka Cemetery

Missionary and well-known children's author

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Missouri

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Children's and Young People's fiction; India; Cookery

Education

Bachelor's Degree, 1916, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

High School History Teacher
Methodist Church Missionary to India
Secretary
Author

Places Worked

Omaha Public Library, Omaha, NE

Honors

New York Herald Tribune award for Thirteenth Stone

Associations

Mystery Writers of America
Forum for Writers of Books for Young People
Nebraska Writers Guild
Nebraska State Historical Society

Bibliography

Little Boat Bay. 1945.
The Thirteenth Stone. 1946.
River of Kashmir. 1946.
Star of India. 1947.
Empty Town. 1948.
Little Flute Player. 1949.
Peter Holt. 1950.
Onions Without Tears. 1950. (This is a collection of recipes for cooking onions - has a section on history of the onion, mentions the Aquila Court in Omaha)
Sword of a Warrior. 1951.
Paddy and Sam. 1952.
Story of India. 1952.
Golden Letter to Siam. 1952. (with P.Sowers)
The Borrowed Monkey. 1953.
Wishing Apple Tree. 1953.
Red Barn Club. 1954.
Cobras, Cows, and Courage. 1956.
Lady of Roanoke. 1965.
Ring of Fate. 1957.
Mystery Egg. 1965.
Tree House at Seven Oaks. 1957.
The Promise of the Rose. 1958.
The Missing Violin. 1959.
The Silver Mango Tree. 1960.
The Mystery Key. 1961.
Animal World of India. 1961.
The Emerald Clue. 1961.
The First Book of Pakistan. 1962.
Oman for a Princess. 1963.
Red Scarf. 1963.
White Fawn of Phalera. 1963.
Mystery Angel. 1964.
By Sail and Wind. 1964.
Romany Girl. 1964.
Mystery Gatepost. 1964.
Mystery Key. 1965.
Mystery Cargo. 1965.
The Mystery Box. 1967.
The Little Flute Player. 1969.

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