This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
990 (1,022)1718,115 (4.14)10
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Caroline Parke was a descendant on her mother's side of Robert Owen, the British social reformer and industrialist. She grew up in Indiana; later the family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where she attended the College of Music. Caroline and her three sisters performed musical concerts to support the family after their father died. She was the pianist in the group and became a music teacher. In 1903, she married Charles Snedeker and went to live in Hempstead, Long Island, New York. Caroline Dale Snedeker wrote 13 sucessful novels for young adults and two adult novels, along with articles, stories and poems. Her first book, the Coward of Termopylae, later titled The Spartan, first appeared in 1911. Most of her novels were inspired by her love of the ancient Greek and Roman world. She also based a series on American history. She won the Newbery Honor award in 1934 with The Forgotten Daughter and in 1928 with Downright Dencey.
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: (4.14)
2.5 1
3 11
3.5 2
4 17
4.5 4
5 19

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Caroline Dale Snedeker is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Caroline Dale Snedeker is composed of 6 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 140,216,537 books! | Top bar: Always visible