Did you ever hear of the prolific author Mildred Wirt Benson? No? It’s possible you know her under one of her pseudonyms (including Carolyn Keene) or have read one of her Nancy Drew stories. But here’s a story about her own amazing life… as an aviator, jungle explorer, and writer of hundreds of books for children, teens and young adults.
Mildred Wirt Benson would have been 110 years old this month.