Patricia MacLachlan, ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’ Author, Dies at 84

A best-selling children’s book writer, she focused on family life and its difficulties, earning acclaim for her gentle, spare prose. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-12 18:33:17 UTC ]
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Patricia MacLachlan, author of ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall,’ dies at 84

Millions of young people read her Newbery Medal-winning novel about two motherless farm children and the gentle woman who comes to the prairie to make them whole. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Beloved Children’s Author Patricia MacLachlan Has Died at 84

Patricia MacLachlan, author of beloved children's literature including Sarah, Plain and Tall, died on March 31. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Patricia Reilly Giff, popular and prolific children’s author, dies at 86

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Children's author Patricia MacLachlan honors Newtown residents with new book

MacLachlan, author of 'Sarah, Plain and Tall,' said she was inspired to write a picture book after talking with her friend, an illustrator who lives in Newtown. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Larry Woiwode, author of acclaimed 1970s novel, dies at 80

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Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, ‘dean of Chicano authors,’ dies at 93

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Jack Higgins, best-selling author of ‘The Eagle Has Landed,’ dies at 92

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Henry Patterson, author of The Eagle Has Landed, dies aged 92

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Obituary: Patricia MacLachlan

Award-winning children's book author Patricia MacLachlan, widely lauded for her spare, realistic stories about everyday family life, died on March 31 at her home in Williamsburg, Mass. She was 84. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nancy Milford, Zelda Fitzgerald biographer, dies at 84

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Robert Hicks, best-selling author of ‘The Widow of the South,’ dies at 71

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Shirley Hughes, beloved English children’s author, dies at 94

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Children’s Book Author Shirley Hughes has Died at 94

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Shirley Hughes, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 94

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Leonard Kessler, children’s author whose books endured, dies at 101

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Leonard Kessler, Colorful Children’s Book Author, Dies at 101

He crafted tales of everyday life for early readers. His “Mr. Pine’s Purple House,” first published in 1965, later inspired a new publishing company — and Jeff Bezos. Continue reading at The New York Times

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‘Power of the Dog’ author Thomas Savage died in obscurity. It’s time to honor his work.

‘Power of the Dog’ author Thomas Savage died in obscurity. It’s time to honor his work. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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