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Edith Baer (1924–2010)

Author of This Is the Way We Go to School

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Edith Baer was born to a Jewish family in Stuttgart, Germany. She escaped to the USA in her mid-teens, but the rest of her family was murdered in the Holocaust. She earned a bachelor's degree in English literature and a masters' degree in library service from Rutgers University. She published a number of picture books for children and taught college workshops on writing for young readers for many years. Her award-winning young adult novel, A Frost in the Night (1980), and its sequel, Walk the Dark Streets (1996), were set in the Nazi Germany of her youth.
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