Kerby, Mona

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KERBY, Mona. American. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's nonfiction, Librarianship. Career: Arlington, TX, kindergarten teacher, 1973-78; J.B. Little Elementary School, Arlington, librarian, 1978-93; writer of children's books, 1987-. Texas Woman's University, adjunct professor in library and information science, 1989-94; Western Maryland College, school library media program, coordinator 1994-. Publications: Investigating the Effectiveness of School Library Instruction, 1984; Friendly Bees, Ferocious Bees, 1987; Thirty-eight Weeks till Summer Vacation, 1989; Asthma, 1989; Beverly Sills: America's Own Opera Star, 1989; Cockroaches, 1989; Amelia Earhart: Courage in the Sky, 1990; Samuel Morse, 1991; Frederick Douglass, 1994; Yearbooks in Science 1950-59; Robert E. Lee, 1997; Reading Fun, 1998. Address: School Library Media Program, Thompson Hall, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157-4390, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]