Mildred Lee was born February 19, 1908 at Blocton, AL. She was a student at Bessie Tift College 1925-1926; taking additional courses at Troy Normal College, Columbia University, New York University, and University of New Hampshire. She married James Henry Hurstwood Scudder May 10, 1947. She wrote seven books for children. She received the 1963 Children's Study Association Award forThe Rock and the Willow. Book World named The Skating Rink an honor book. A free-lance writer, she contributed a number of short stories to Ladies' Home Journal, Redbook, and Tanager in addition to her published novels. She died February 2, 2003 at St. Petersburg, FL.Something About The Author 6:142-43 1974.
From the description of Mildred Lee Papers 1969-1980. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 437298004