1880 – Born on the 5th of August in Boston and raised in New York City.
1900 – Sawyer travelled to Cuba to teach storytelling to teachers organizing kindergartens for children orphaned during the Spanish-American War.
1915 – Her first published work was The Primrose Ring.
1916 – She published a number of collections of folktales, such as This Way To Christmas.
1937 – Her best known book is Roller Skates, which won her the Newbery Medal.
1956 – The Enchanted Schoolhouse.
1960 – The Year of the Christmas Dragon.
1942 – The Way of the Storyteller.
1907 – She worked in Ireland for the New York Sun and spent time in the countryside collecting Irish folk tales.
1970 – Died on the 3rd of June.