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Kuskin, Karla

Karla Kuskin was born on July 17th in Manhattan, NY. She had no TV, electronic games, or brothers and sisters to distract her. So, she spent much of her time at the library across the street or entertained herself with reading, daydreaming, writing and drawing. In college she studied graphic design. She wrote Roar and More […]

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Danziger, Paula

Paula Danziger was born on August 18th in Washington, D.C. Raised in Virginia and New Jersey, she earned a BA in English and an MA in reading. She taught junior and senior high, as well as college. Her first book, The Cat Ate My Gymsuit, was published in 1974. She wrote over 25 books, including The United Tates of […]

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Armstrong, William H.

Born on September 14, 1911, in the Shenandoah Valley near Lexington, Virginia, William H. Armstrong graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1936. He married Martha Williams in 1942—they were the parents of two boys and a girl. His wife died when their children were very young. He farmed in Connecticut near the Housatonic River, also learning […]

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