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Zolotow, Charlotte

Charlotte Zolotow was born on June 26, 1915, in Norfolk, North Virginia. She was the well-known editor and author who worked at Harper Junior Books for over 30 years. Zolotow wrote such books as The Park Book (illus. by H.A. Rey), William’s Doll (illus. by William Pene du Bois), and Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely […]


Zindel, Paul

Born on May 15, 1937, Paul Zindel is thought of today as one of the founders of the young adult literary genre. Born and raised on Staten Island, New York, he graduated from Wagner College and taught high school chemistry on the Island. When his play, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, won […]


Zim, Herbert S.

Herbert Spencer Zim, born on July 12, 1909 in New York City, moved with his family to southern California when he was still quite young. At age 14, he returned to New York, earning his BS, MA, and PhD degrees from Columbia University. His primary interest was science. He taught science for more than 30 […]