Nebraska Authors

Sybil Anderson McCabe

Born 1902-12-09 Elgin, NE (USA)

Places Lived


Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Other


Primary Readers; Education; Children's Literature


Nebraska State Teachers College, 1928
Bachelor of Arts, 1941, DePaul University
Master of Arts, 1951, San Francisco State College


Elementary/Junior High Teacher
Curriculum Consultant
Director of Instruction California

Places Worked

Elgin, NE
Chadron NE
Blue Island and Chicago IL
San Francisco, CA
Martinez, CA
Napa, CA


National Education Association
California Writers Club


Surprise Fun. 1946.
Girls and Boys at Home. 1956. (with Helen Heffernan)
Girls and Boys at School.. 1956. (with Helen Heffernan)
Days' River Farm. 1957. (with Helen Heffernan)
Foods From Far and Near. 1957. (with Helen Heffernan)
California Yesterdays. 1957. (with Irmagarde Richards)
Treasure Tanks: The Oil Refineries of Contra Costa County. 1959.
How Schools Aid Democracy. 1964.
How Communication Helps Us. 1964.
How Books and Printing Helps Us. 1964.

Writer of educational materials for schools in Liberia.
Contributor to various magazines.

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