Elizabeth Janet Gray

Adam of the Road

originally published:
New York : Viking Press
1942

awards:

  • Newbery(1943)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 10/6/1902
died: 11/27/1999
born as: Elizabeth Janet Gray Vining

Children's book author who won a Newbery Medal for her 1943 book Adam of the Road. She was also librarian and teacher, most famously as the private tutor of Japan's Emperor Akihoto when he was young.