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About the Author

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor knew at a very early age that she wanted to be a writer. She began her career writing short stories for magazines and has since authored more than ninety books for children. Though Mrs. Naylor grew up in Ohio, she sets many of her books in West Virginia. The boys-girls battle series is set in Buckman, West Virginia, a town modeled after Buckhannon, West Virginia, where her husband spent most of his growing-up years. Mrs. Naylor has enjoyed accolades from young readers all across the country, and she has won numerous awards. She was honored with the Newbery Medal for her novel Shiloh.

Born
January 4 in Anderson, Indiana

Previous Jobs
Clinical secretary, teacher, editorial assistant

Hobbies
Writing, reading, singing, playing the piano, hiking, swimming, theater, and snorkeling

Favorites
... foodsanything chocolate
... clothespants and shirts, or gypsy skirts
... colorsjade green and blue
... booksbooks by Southern authors and books about ordinary people caught up in extraordinary
situations

Inspirations for writing
Absolutely everything that ever happened to me and anybody else, all mixed up with imaginings!

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440409717
Author:
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
Author:
Isadora
Publisher:
Bantam Doubleday Dell
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Practical jokes
Subject:
Practical jokes -- Fiction.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
1700
Publication Date:
1994
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
133, 129 p.
Dimensions:
7.62x5.17x.78 in. .41 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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