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Irene Hunt (May 18, 1907 - May 18, 2001) was an American author of historical fiction for children and young adults. is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1906 in literature, other events of 1907, 1908 in literature, list of years in literature. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 2000 in literature, other events of 2001, 2002 in literature, list of years in literature. ... For other uses, see Fiction (disambiguation). ... Childrens books redirects here. ... Young adult (YA) literature is literature written for, published for, or marketed to adolescents. ...

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Personal Life

Works

  • Across Five Aprils, Follett, 1964.
  • Up a Road Slowly, Follett, 1966.
  • Trail of Apple Blossoms, illustrated by Don Bolognese, Follett, 1968.
  • No Promises in the Wind, Follett, 1970.
  • The Lottery Rose, Scribner, 1976.
  • William, Scribner, 1978.
  • Claws of a Young Century, Scribner, 1980.
  • The Everlasting Hills, Scribner, 1985.

This article is about the novel. ... Up a Road Slowly is a coming-of-agenovel by Irene Hunt that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American childrens literature in 1967. ... No Promises in the Wind (1970) is a novel by Irene Hunt. ... The Lottery Rose is a novel by Irene Hunt, (A Winning Newbury Award Author). ...

Select Awards

The Newbery Honor is a citation given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA). ... This article is about the novel. ... The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Childrens Book Award is an annual award for new American Childrens books, given in Vermont and named after Vermont author Dorothy Canfield Fisher. ... This article is about the novel. ... The Lewis Carroll Shelf Award was given annually from 1970 to 1979 to books deemed to possess enough of the qualities of Alice in Wonderland to enable them to sit on the same book shelf. ... This article is about the novel. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the outstanding American book for children. ... Up a Road Slowly is a coming-of-agenovel by Irene Hunt that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American childrens literature in 1967. ... No Promises in the Wind (1970) is a novel by Irene Hunt. ... The Parents Choice Awards is an award by the non-profitThe Parents Choice Foundation, established in 1978 in Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, USA. The award is for Identifying the best products for children of different ages, backgrounds, skills, and interests, the awards are given to products that meet and exceed standards...

References

  • "Irene Hunt", Contemporary Authors Online, Thomson Gale, entry updated 25 February 2002
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USM de Grummond Collection - IRENE HUNT PAPERS (742 words)
Irene Hunt was born on May 8, 1907, in Pontiac, Illinois, the daughter of Franklin P. and Sarah (Land) Hunt.
Irene's father died when she was only seven years old, a traumatic event that formed the basis of her 1966 book, Up a Road Slowly.
Educated at the University of Illinois, Hunt graduated in 1939.
Up a Road Slowly - Literature Guide - MSN Encarta (142 words)
Irene Hunt was born on May 18, 1907, in Newton, Illinois, the daughter of Franklin P. and Sarah Land Hunt.
From 1930 to 1945 Hunt taught French and English in the public schools of Oak Park, Illinois.
After receiving her master's degree, she became an instructor in psychology at the University of South Dakota (1946-1950), and later served as a teacher (1950-1965) and then director of language arts (1965-1969) in the public schools of Cicero, Illinois.
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