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Jane Yolen

American speculative fiction and children's writer

1939   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Smith College, The High School of Music & Art
occupation: writer, novelist, science fiction writer, children's writer, editor, poet
award received: Nebula Award, Regina Medal
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Jane Hyatt Yolen (born February 11, 1939) is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and children's books. She is the author or editor of more than 350 books, of which the best known is The Devil's Arithmetic, a Holocaust novella. Her other works include the Nebula Award-winning short story Sister Emily's Lightship, the novelette Lost Girls, Owl Moon, The Emperor and the Kite, the Commander Toad series and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight. She has collaborated on works with all three of her children, most extensively with Adam Stemple.Yolen gave the lecture for the 1989 Alice G. Smith Lecture, the inaugural year for the series. This lecture series is held at the University of South Florida School of Information "to honor the memory of its first director, Alice Gullen Smith, known for her work with youth and bibliotherapy." In 2012 she became the first woman to give the Andrew Lang lecture.
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works

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The Devil's Arithmetic

novel by Jane Yolen

author: Jane Yolen

1988

Armageddon Summer

book by Jane Yolen

author: Jane Yolen, Bruce Coville

1998

Briar Rose

novel by Jane Yolen

author: Jane Yolen

1992

Owl Moon

book by Jane Yolen

author: Jane Yolen
illustrator: John Schoenherr

1987

The Wizard's Map

book by Jane Yolen

author: Jane Yolen

Wizard's Hall

book by Jane Yolen

author: Jane Yolen

1991

The Emperor and the Kite

book by Jane Yolen

author: Jane Yolen
illustrator: Ed Young

1967

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