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Maia Wojciechowska (August 7, 1927June 13, 2002) was a writer of children's books. She was born in Warsaw, Poland, spent some time in France and England, and later came to the United States with her parents.[1] In 1965, her book Shadow of a Bull (1964) won the Newbery Medal.[2] She died of a stroke in Long Branch, New Jersey.[3] August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi   - Water (%) Population... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Shadow of a Bull is a novel by Maia Wojciechowska that was awarded the 1965 Newbery Medal. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 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. ... For other uses, see Stroke (disambiguation). ... Map of Long Branch in Monmouth County Long Branch is a City located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


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Maia Wojciechowska Summary (302 words)
Maia Wojciechowska(August 7, 1927 – June 13, 2002) was a writer of children's books.
She was born in Warsaw, Poland, spent some time in France and England, and later came to the United States with her parents.
And neither of this season's interesting political juveniles—Nat Hentoff's "In the Country of Ourselves" and Maia Wojciechowska's "The Rotten Years" ...
Shadow of a Bull - Literature Guide - MSN Encarta (161 words)
Maia Wojciechowska was born on August 7, 1927, in Warsaw, Poland.
Wojciechowska attended schools in Poland, France, and England, graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in 1945, and attended Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles from 1945 to 1946.
She and Rodman divorced in 1957, and Wojciechowska married Richard Larkin, a poet and antique dealer, in 1970.
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