Madeline Babcock Smith
Born: June 11, 1887 in Rochester, Illinois
Died: December 15, 1952 in Springfield, Illinois Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Babcock Smith was a lifelong resident of Illinois. She was born in Rochester, lived in Springfield from 1892 - 1918, and then lived most of her life in Decatur. Biography: Madeline Babcock Smith published short stories, essays, and poetry in a number of newspapers and popular magazines. Her book is semi-biographical - an account of life in a small Illinois town. The scenes were from Rochester, Illinois, where Mrs. Smith was born.
|The lemon jelly cake
ISBN: 158547407X OCLC: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., Thorndike, Me. : 2004. An 11-year-old girl chronicles the first summer of the new century in the sleep town of Tory, Illinois.