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Biography Today: Authors Series. 1999

by Laurie Lanzen Harris

Series: Biography Today (AU - Volume 6)

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This book provides biographical profiles of 11 authors of interest to readers ages 9 and above and was created to appeal to young readers in a format they can enjoy reading and readily understand. Biographies were prepared after extensive research, and each volume contains a cumulative index, a general index, a place of birth index, and a birthday index. Each entry in provides at least one picture of the individual profiled, and bold-faced rubrics lead the reader to information on birth, youth, early memories, education, first jobs, marriage and family, career highlights, memorable experiences, hobbies, and honors and awards. All entries end with a list of easily accessible sources designed to lead the student to further reading on the individual. Volume 6 features the following authors: Lloyd Alexander (1924-); Paula Danziger (1944-); Nancy Farmer (1941-); Zora Neale Hurston (Retrospective) (1891?-1960); Shirley Jackson (Retrospective) (1916-1965); Angela Johnson (1961-); Jon Krakauer (1954-); Leo Lionni (Obituary) (1910-1999); Francine Pascal (1938-); Louis Sachar (1954-); and Kevin Williamson (1965-). (BT)… (more)
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This book provides biographical profiles of 11 authors of interest to readers ages 9 and above and was created to appeal to young readers in a format they can enjoy reading and readily understand. Biographies were prepared after extensive research, and each volume contains a cumulative index, a general index, a place of birth index, and a birthday index. Each entry in provides at least one picture of the individual profiled, and bold-faced rubrics lead the reader to information on birth, youth, early memories, education, first jobs, marriage and family, career highlights, memorable experiences, hobbies, and honors and awards. All entries end with a list of easily accessible sources designed to lead the student to further reading on the individual. Volume 6 features the following authors: Lloyd Alexander (1924-); Paula Danziger (1944-); Nancy Farmer (1941-); Zora Neale Hurston (Retrospective) (1891?-1960); Shirley Jackson (Retrospective) (1916-1965); Angela Johnson (1961-); Jon Krakauer (1954-); Leo Lionni (Obituary) (1910-1999); Francine Pascal (1938-); Louis Sachar (1954-); and Kevin Williamson (1965-). (BT)

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