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Mackay, Claire (Bacchus)

MACKAY, Claire (Bacchus)

MACKAY, Claire (Bacchus). Canadian, b. 1930. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Children's non-fiction, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Polysar Corp., Sarnia, ON, library assistant, 1952-55; Wascana Hospital, Regina, SK, medical social worker, 1969-71; Steelworkers' Union, Toronto, research librarian, 1972-78; free-lance researcher and writer, 1978-. Publications: Mini-Bike Hero, 1974; Mini-Bike Racer, 1976; Exit Barney McGee, 1979; (with M. Hewitt) One Proud Summer, 1981; Mini-Bike Rescue, 1982; The Minerva Program, 1984; (with J. Little) Bats about Baseball, 1995; Laughs: Funny Stories Selected by Claire Mackay, 1997. NONFICTION: Pay Cheques and Picket Lines: All about Unions in Canada, 1987; The Toronto Story, 1990, rev. ed., 2002; Touching All the Bases: Baseball for Kids of All Ages, 1994; Horrible Canadian Histories: First Folks and Vile Voyageurs, 2001. Contributor to books. Address: 6 Frank Crescent, Toronto, ON, Canada M6G 3K5.

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