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Jean Lee Latham (April 19, 1902June 13, 1995) was an American writer. She was born and grew up in West Virginia. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and Cornell University. her first book for children was The Story of Eli Whitney. Her book Carry On, Mr. Bowditch won the Newbery Medal in 1956.[1] April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... West Virginia Wesleyan College is a regionally accredited private, co-educational, liberal arts college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. ... Cornell redirects here. ... Eli Whitney Eli Whitney (December 8, 1765 – January 8, 1825) was an American inventor and manufacturer. ... Carry On, Mr. ... 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 most outstanding American book for children. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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  • Biographical Information. West Virginia Wesleyan College. Retrieved July 6, 2006.

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Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library -- WV Authors -- Jean Lee Latham (607 words)
Jean Lee Latham was born on April 19, 1902, in Buckhannon, WV.
Jean Lee Latham continued to write biographies for children, exploring such people as Sam Houston, George W. Goethals, and David Glasgow Farragut, looking for people whose road to success included obstacles and setbacks.
Jean Lee Latham died on June 13, 1995 at the age of 93.
Jean Lee Latham Papers - UF Special and Area Studies Collections (282 words)
Jean Lee Latham Papers - UF Special and Area Studies Collections
Typescripts for Jean Lee Latham's "Columbia, the Power of America," "This Dear-Bought Land," and "The Frightened Hero."
Typescripts, outlines, and research material for Latham's books, including "Columbia, the Power of America," "This Dear-Bought Land," "The Far Voyager," "The Frightened Hero," and others.
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