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Margaret McNamara

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Christopher-Award winning author Margaret McNamara has written more than three dozen books for young readers, among them the popular Fairy Bell Sisters chapter books, the Mr. Tiffin's Classroom picture books, and the Robin Hill School series for early readers. Many of the ideas for her books come from her daughter's school days, or her own. Margaret has just completed work on ELIZA, THE STORY OF ELIZABETH SCHUYLER HAMILTON, about the woman who co-founded the first orphanage in the state of New York (and who was married to Alexander Hamilton) . ELIZA, which releases in October, 2018, is illustrated by Esme...

Jane Yolen

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Jane Yolen is a novelist, poet, fantasist, journalist, songwriter, storyteller, folklorist, and children's book author who has written more than three hundred books. Her accolades include the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Awards, the Kerlan Award, two Christopher Awards, and six honorary doctorate degrees from colleges and universities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Born and raised in New York City, the mother of three and the grandmother of six, Yolen lives in Massachusetts and St. Andrews, Scotland.