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Parish, Peggy

Margaret Cecile (Peggy) Parish was born on July 14, 1927 in South Carolina. After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a degree in English, she taught school in Texas, Kentucky, and in New York at the Dalton School for a number of years. Her most loved series of books, Amelia Bedelia, were written […]


Park, Barbara

What beginning reader is not familiar with Barbara Park’s loveable Junie B. Jones? Born on April 21, 1947 and a prolific writer with over 40 awards to her credit, Parks was often asked, “Since you’re an adult, how can you write about kids’ feelings and make them seem so real?” Her answer was simple; ” […]