Collection of 3 Newbery Medal Winners: M.C Higgins, the Great/Mrs.Frisby and the Rats of NIMH/From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Collection of 3 Newbery Medal Winners: M.C Higgins, the Great/Mrs.Frisby and the Rats of NIMH/From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

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Overview

Here is a wonderful gift for any young reader--a boxed set of three highly acclaimed, immensely popular Newbery Medal-winning books. The set includes M.C. Higgins, the Great, by Virginia Hamilton; From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E.L. Konigsburg; and Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, by Robert C. O'Brien.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780689817663
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication date: 10/01/1997
Edition description: Boxed Set
Product dimensions: 5.27(w) x 7.74(h) x 2.15(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

The books of Virginia Hamilton (1934-2002), which combined African-American and Native-American lore with contemporary stories and characters, are memorable not only for their inventiveness and rich characterizations, but also for their ability to evoke a wide variety of times, places, and historical figures. She wrote and published more than 40 books — including Zeely, The People Could Fly, and Cousins — and won every major award in youth literature.

Date of Birth:

March 12, 1936

Date of Death:

February 19, 2002

Place of Birth:

Yellow Springs, Ohio

Place of Death:

Yellow Springs, Ohio

Education:

Attended Antioch College, Ohio State University, and the New School for Social Research

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