The poet Jessica Nelson died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Older sister of the acclaimed children’s author Sterling North and a noted writer and poet in her own right. Her best known works include Arden Acres, The Prayer Rug, The Giant’s Shoe, and a poetry collection called The Long Leash.
She grew up in Wisconsin as the daughter of David Willard North and Sarah Elizabeth Nelson North. In 1921, she married Reed Inness MacDonald; the couple went on to have two children.