JOHANSEN, MARGARET ALISON, 1896-1959

Biography:

Author, chiefly of children’s books.  Born– November 7, 1896, Richmond, Ala. Parents– Joseph Dill and Annie Hearst Alison. Married– Carl Christian Johansen, May 1, 1923. Education– Converse College, 1912-14;  University of Alabama, 1918; Columbia University, , 1922.   Collaborated with her sister, Alice Alison Lide, on many of her books, and wrote a series of books for boys under the pseudonym Hugh McAlister. Member Delta Delta Delta and Theta Sigma Phi. President of the Austin, Texas, Quill Club.  Died December 28, 1959.

Source:

Barns, Florence Alberta.  Texas Writers of Today.  Dallas:  Tardy Publishing Company, 1935.

Owen’s The Story of Alabama; Authors of Books for Young People; Birmingham News, January 15, 1939.

Who’s Who of American Women, 2nd edition (1961).

Publication(s):

From Sea to Shining Sea; How Americans Have Lived. New York; Washburn, 1960.

Hawk of Hawk Clan. New York; Longmans Green, 1941.

Voyagers West. New York; Washburn, 1959.

Joint_Publication(s):

Dark Possession. New York; Appleton Century, 1934.

History of St. Paul’s Parish, Carlowville, Alabama. S.l.; s.n., 1924.

Lapland Drum. New York; Abingdon Press, 1955.

Magic Words for Elin. New York; Abingdon Press, 1955.

Mystery of the Mahteb. New York; Longmans Green, 1942.

Ood-le-uk the Wanderer. Boston; Little Brown, 1930.

Pearls of Fortune. Boston; Little Brown, 1931.

Secret of the Circle. New York; Longmans Green, 1937.

Thord Firetooth. Boston; Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1937.

Wooden Locket. New York; Viking Press, 1953.

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Conqueror of the High Road. Akron, Ohio; Saalfield Pub. Co., 1930.

Flaming River. Akron, Ohio; Saalfield Pub. Co., 1930.

Flight of the Silver Ship. Akron, Ohio; Saalfield Pub. Co., 1930.

Sea Gold. Akron, Ohio; Saalfield Pub. Co., 1931.

Stand By. Akron, Ohio; Saalfield Pub. Co., 1930.

Steve Holworth of the Oldham Works. Akron, Ohio; Saalfield Pub. Co., 1930.

That Boy at Roaring Brook Farm. Akron, Ohio; Saalfield Pub. Co., 1931.

Viking of the Sky. Akron, Ohio; Saalfield Pub. Co., 1930.