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Encyclopedia > Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (born January 4, 1933, Anderson, Idaho) is an American author best known for her children's-novel trilogy Shiloh (a 1992 Newberry Medal winner), Shiloh Season and Saving Shiloh, all made into movies. She is also known for her "Alice" book series; the short story collection The Galloping Goat and Other Stories; and a series of books, starting with The Boys Start the War, about boys and girls pulling pranks on each other. She has occasinally used the pseudonyms P.R. Tedesco, Dean Reynolds and Deanne Reynolds. January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Boise Boise Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 14th 83,642 sq mi  216,632 km² 305 miles  491 km 479 miles  771 km 0. ... // Basic characteristics There is some debate as to what constitutes childrens literature. ... Shiloh is a novel by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. ... 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 film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... The Alice Series is a book series written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. ... This article is in need of attention. ... A pseudonym or allonym is a name (sometimes legally adopted, sometimes purely fictitious) used by an individual as an alternative to their birth name. ...


Naylor published her first story at age 16, in a church magazine. She went on to receive a psychology degree from American University, and then worked as a clinical secretary, a teacher, an editor and a clinical psychologist at Joliet Junior College. She and her husband have two sons. Her hobbies include swimming and playing the piano. She has also written under the names. her husband's name is rex Psychology (ancient Greek: psyche = soul or mind, logos/-ology = study of) is an academic and applied field involving the study of the mind, brain, and behavior, both human and nonhuman. ... For other universities known as American University, see American University (disambiguation). ... Clinical psychology is the application of psychology to mental illness or mental health problems. ... Joliet Junior College (JCC) is billed as one of the oldest community colleges in the country, having begun in 1901. ...


References

  • A Brief Biography of Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

 
 

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