Saturday, February 14, 2009

Potpourri: Literature & Women's Studies

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Quiz #9

She was born in 1936 in Yellow Springs, Ohio. This prolific children’s author was the recipient of multiple major awards. She was the first African American woman to win the Newbery Award and the first writer for children to receive a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship. Who is she?


Anonymous said...

The beautiful, extraordinary and talented Virginia Hamilton!

Color Online said...

Anonymous, why oh why didn't you leave your name and email address? Come back, and I'll enter your name in the drawing.

Anonymous said...

Sorry...and thanks!

Color Online said...

Fantastic! Thanks for coming back.

Anonymous said...

The late Virginia Hamilton.
My name is Karin and my email address is:


Anonymous said...

virginia hamilton is just so amazing. her book "bluish" is deceptively simple and yet so moving.

susan said...

Mr. Potter,

I agree. We have Bluish in our library. I recommended it to a reader and she and her sister loved it. Thanks for commenting.