Ackerman, Susan Yoder

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ACKERMAN, Susan Yoder

ACKERMAN, Susan Yoder. American, b. 1945. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction, Local history/Rural topics, Autobiography/Memoirs.Career: Elementary School Teacher, Newport News, VA, 1966-67, 1972; teacher of English as a foreign language, Lubumbashi, Zaire, 1969-70, and Kongolo, Zaire, 1979-80; high school English teacher, Dunn, NC, 1970-72; middle and high school French teacher, Newport News, 1984-86, 1989-96; day care director, Newport News, 1989-90; elementary school principal, 2000-. Island Institute, Sitka, AK, resident fellow, 2000. Speaker on African experiences and on writing; leader of workshops on writing juvenile fiction. Publications: Copper Moons, 1990; The Flying Pie and Other Stories, 1996; See This Wonderful Thing, 1998. Contributor to reading textbook anthologies and testing materials. Contributor of stories and articles to periodicals. Address: 524 Marlin Dr, Newport News, VA 23602, U.S.A.