Means, Florence Crannell, 1891-1980

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1891-05-15
Death 1980-11-19

Biographical notes:

Colorado author.

From the description of Collection 1931. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 48814042

Children's and Young Adult author. One of the first writers of juvenile literature to focus on minority groups. Won the Newbery Award for her children's novel, The Moved Outers. Died in 1980.

From the description of Oral history, 1973 [sound recording]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 62073757

Florence Luverne Crannell married Carl Means in 1912 and was a well known Boulder author.

From the description of High school commencement souvenir album of Florence Luverne Crannell. 1910. (Boulder Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427407854

From the description of Diary of Florence Luverne Crannell. 1901. (Boulder Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427419195

Florence Crannell Means was an American author of juvenile literature. Here works were some of the first to focus on minority groups. Her book, "The Moved-Outers", won the Award of the Child Study Association of America in 1945.

From the description of Florence Crannell Means papers, 1885-1980, (bulk) 1920-1970. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 213299457

From the guide to the Florence Crannell Means Papers (MS 48), 1885-1980, 1920-1970, (University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.)

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Subjects:

  • Minorities in literature
  • Illustration
  • Women authors, American
  • Authors, American--20th century--Juvenile literature
  • Authors--Biography
  • Oratory

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Places:

  • Colorado (as recorded)
  • Boulder (Colo.) (as recorded)