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Ann McGovern was born in New York City on May 25, 1930. She attended the University of New Mexico. At the age of 22, she worked at Little Golden Books, and wrote several books for the company, most of them based on popular children's cartoons and programs. After leaving Little Golden Books, she worked as a freelance writer before taking a position with Random House in the editorial department. During her time there, she wrote Why It's a Holiday in 1960. She then worked as an editor at Scholastic for 13 years before becoming a full time author. She wrote 55 books during her lifetime including the If You... series, Stone Soup, The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving, Little Wolf, Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark, The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson, Runaway Slave: The Story of Harriet Tubman, and Zoo, Where Are You?. She died on August 8, 2015 at the age of 85. (Bowker Author Biography)
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If You Lived in Colonial Times 2,088 copies, 8 reviews
Stone Soup 2,071 copies, 43 reviews
If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln 1,333 copies, 10 reviews
The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving 1,302 copies, 11 reviews
If You Lived with the Sioux Indians 1,211 copies, 2 reviews
Aesop's Fables 770 copies, 5 reviews
If You Lived 100 Years Ago 735 copies, 3 reviews
Too Much Noise 645 copies, 22 reviews
Christopher Columbus 415 copies, 4 reviews
Treasury of Christmas Stories (Editor) 281 copies, 2 reviews
The Lady in the Box 164 copies, 20 reviews
Sharks 136 copies, 1 review
Little Whale 122 copies
Little Wolf 39 copies, 1 review
Happy Silly Birthday to Me 29 copies, 1 review
Ghostly Fun 28 copies
Summer Daze 21 copies, 1 review
Great Gorillas 21 copies
Night Dive 18 copies
Ruff and Reddy 13 copies
Ghostly Giggles 12 copies, 1 review
Scram, Kid! 8 copies
Eggs on Your Nose 8 copies, 3 reviews
Hee Haw 7 copies
Greg's mask 3 copies
I See the Sea 2 copies
Hee Haws 1 copy
Submarines 1 copy

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