Collier, James Lincoln, 1928-....

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Birth 1928-06-27
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Americans
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American author of children's and young adult fiction and non- fiction.

From the description of Inside jazz : production material, [1973?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62494459

From the description of The winter hero : production material, [1978?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451357

From the description of It's murder at St. Basket's : production material, [1972?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443509

From the description of Rich and famous : the further adventures of George Stable : production material, [1975?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443507

From the description of Give dad my best : production material, ca. 1976. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62494457

From the description of War comes to Willy Freeman : production material, [1983?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443510

From the description of Louis Armstrong : an American genius : production material, [1983?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82447563

From the description of Louis Armstrong : an American success story : production material, 1985. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62680504

From the description of Jug bands and handmade music : a creative approach to music theory and the instruments : production material, [1973?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62680503

From the description of Planet out of the past : production material, [1983?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62405930

From the description of My brother Sam is dead : production material, [1974?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62405929

From the description of Why does everybody think I'm nutty? : production material, [1971?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62494460

American author of children's and young adult fiction and non-fiction.

From the description of The teddy bear habit : production material, [1967?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451356

From the description of The bloody country : production material, [1976?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443505

American author of childrens and young adult fiction and non-fiction; Newbery Award runner-up with his brother and co-author, Christopher Collier, for My brother Sam is dead in 1975.

From the description of Papers, 1967-1983. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443503

James Lincoln Collier was born June 22, 1928 in New York City and graduated from Hamilton College with an AB in 1950. He worked as a writer and magazine editor before writing his first book for children and young adults, Battleground: The United States Army in World War II, in 1965. Throughout his career, James Lincoln Collier has written both non-fiction and fiction, including several books of historical fiction with his brother Christopher Collier. Their book My Brother Sam Is Dead was the Newbery Award runner-up in 1975 and received several other honors. Their historical fiction is praised for its careful research and accuracy as well as the authors' well-written and convincing plots and characters. James Lincoln Collier has also written several widely praised young adult and children's books including The Teddy Bear Habit (1967) that demonstrate his versatile writing style and ability to create an exciting and fast-paced story that combines suspense and humor. His fiction often focuses on his characters' moral dilemmas especially their conflicts with their parents. James Lincoln Collier's fiction sometimes focuses on an area of personal interest, jazz, a subject he has also written many well-received non-fiction books about including Inside Jazz ( 1973) and Louis Armstrong: An American Genius (1983). Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 70, pp. 39-43.

From the guide to the James Lincoln Collier Papers, 1967-1983, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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Subjects:

  • Frontier and pioneer life--Fiction
  • Families--Juvenile fiction
  • Teddy bears--Fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Music--Fiction
  • Space and time--Fiction
  • Rhythm bands and orchestras
  • African Americans--Juvenile fiction
  • Depressions--1929--Juvenile fiction
  • Depressions--1929--Fiction
  • Slavery--Fiction
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Fiction
  • Musical instruments
  • Prehistoric peoples--Juvenile fiction
  • Authors, American--20th century--Biography
  • Slavery--Juvenile fiction
  • Musicians
  • Authors, American--Homes and haunts
  • Music--Juvenile fiction
  • Schools--Juvenile fiction
  • Shays' Rebellion, 1786-1787--Fiction
  • Time travel--Fiction
  • Prehistoric peoples--Fiction
  • Musical instruments--Juvenile literature
  • Rhythm bands and orchestras--Juvenile literature
  • African Americans--Fiction
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Juvenile fiction
  • Teddy bears--Juvenile fiction
  • Jazz--History and criticism--Juvenile literature
  • Jazz--History and criticism
  • Schools--Fiction
  • Family life--Fiction
  • Children's literature--Manuscripts
  • African Americans--Biography
  • Children's literature, American
  • Jazz musicians--Biography--Juvenile literature
  • Shays' Rebellion, 1786-1787--Juvenile fiction
  • Time travel--Juvenile fiction

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