Individual Author Record
Name: Jessie Johnson YoungPen Name: N/A Genre: Poetry Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Born: 1912 in Scottsville, KY Died: December 14, 2007 in Mason City, Illinois
-- Jessie Johnson Young on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=jessie+johnson+young
Illinois ConnectionYoung lived in Mason City, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationJessie Johnson Young was widowed early and made the best of it, raising a young son (now a chemical engineer) by sewing for others and growing much of their own food. She says she chose to be happy and her poems and short stories, while not turning away from the unforgiving aspects of life, celebrate the moments that sustained her.
- Young At Heart, Mayhaven Publishing, 2000
- ''Still...yound at Heart: Poems & Stories, Mayhaven Publishing, 2006