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Jane Yolen

Author: Carolyn Carpan
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House, 2006.
Series: Who wrote that?
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author of Owl Moon, Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaur's Say Goodnight? Jane Yolen has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jane Yolen; Jane Yolen; Jane Yolen
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Carpan
ISBN: 0791086607 9780791086605
OCLC Number: 58604788
Description: 128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: An ordinary life --
From "just plain Jane" to a "gold star star" --
Love, career, and marriage --
Publishing and parenting --
Dragons, owls, and the Holocaust --
A family of writers --
A Scottish sojourn --
Dinosaurs, dollars, and dances --
An extraordinary career.
Series Title: Who wrote that?
Responsibility: Carolyn Carpan.
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A fun way to introduce readers to popular authors whose work they've probably already read. Authors such as J.K. Rowling, Theodore Geisel (Dr Suess), and Louisa May Alcott are profiled in these  Read more...

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