Sharon Creech - age: 78

Sharon Creech

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ABOUT

Children's author who won both the American Newbery Medal and the British Carnegie Medal. Her best known works include Walk Two Moons, Ruby Holler, and Love That Dog.She wrote several of her children's works, including Heartbeat and Love That Dog, in verse.Karen Hesse is another female Newbery Medal-winning author.

BEFORE FAME

Following her college graduation, she taught literature and writing in both England and Switzerland. She published her first children's book, Absolutely Normal Chaos, in the United Kingdom in 1990. Her famous work, Walk Two Moons, was published four years later in the United States.

PERSONAL LIFE

She and her four siblings grew up in the Cleveland, Ohio suburb of South Euclid. She married New Jersey educator Lyle Rigg, and the couple had two children: Karin and Rob.

FUN FACTS

Children's Author Sharon Creech were born on Sunday, birthstone is Ruby, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Rooster, it is 209 days until Sharon Creech next birthday.

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