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Author Virginia Hamilton

 

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Born in ohio on March 12, 1936 Virginia Hamilton was an award-winning author. She wrote books about Africa-American life from a house on her families’ land. “I’ve been a writer all my life, since the time I was a child in grade school when I first learn to scrible down sentences describing the pictures in my head, Hamilton ones said. In 1995, Hamilton was awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder award for her lifes work.

Answer Key

Born in Ohio on March 12, 1936, Virginia Hamilton was an award-winning author. She wrote books about African-American life from a house on her family's land. "I've been a writer all my life, since the time I was a child in grade school when I first learned to scribble down sentences describing the pictures in my head," Hamilton once said. In 1995, Hamilton was awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her life's work.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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03/2005