Klein, Norma, 1938-1989

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a Norma Klein is the author of adult and young adult novels, and has written juvenile books and the novelizations of the television "Sunshine" specials. Her awards include Child Study Assn. of America's Children's Books of the year (1973), Maxi Award for Paperback (1975), New York Public Library's Books for the Teen Age (1980), School Library Journal's Best Books (1978), and an O. Henry Award (1983).

From the description of Norma Klein papers, 1972-1990. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62680293

Norma Klein was born May 13, 1938, in New York City, and died there April 25, 1989, after living her entire life in New York City. She attended private schools, and graduated from Barnard College, with a Phi Beta Kappa, in 1960. She majored in Russian and Slavic languages. She began her writing career by writing short stories, mostly for literary quarterlies. After endless reading of picture books to her own daughter, she decided to try her hand a writing children's books. She has since written a large number of juvenile and young adult novels.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 7, 57; Something About the Author Autobiographical Series vol. 1; Children's Literature Review, vol. 19

From the guide to the Norma Klein Papers, 1972-1989, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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referencedIn Barnard College. English Dept. Elizabeth Janeway Prize for Prose Writing. Elizabeth Janeway Prize manuscripts collection 1955-1979. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Klein, Norma, 1938-. Norma Klein papers, 1972-1990. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Marshall, James, 1942-1992. Dinosaur's housewarming party : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Klein, Norma, 1938-. Relations between men and women in Chekkov's short stories. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Norma Klein Papers, 1972-1989 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
referencedIn Miles, Betty. Betty Miles papers, 1958-1995. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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Birth 1938-05-13

Death 1989-04-25

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