Maifair, Linda Lee

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MAIFAIR, Linda Lee

MAIFAIR, Linda Lee. American, b. 1947. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Freelance writer, 1986-. Senior lecturer in creative writing and adolescent literature, Wilson College, 1987-; adjunct faculty member in composition, literature, and theatre, Harrisburg Area Community College, 1989-; also taught secondary English and reading for ten years. Publications: The Day Snuffy Had the Sniffles, 1988; I Can't Wait until Christmas, 1990; 18 Wheelers, 1991; I Want to Be a Firefighter, 1991; (with J.E. Tada and J. Musser) Joni's Story, 1992; (ed. of abridged version, with Lori Walburg) David Roth, Colin Powell (original title, Sacred Honor), 1993. READY, SET, READ! SERIES: Brothers Don't Know Everything, 1993; No Girls Allowed, 1994; The Grump at the End of the Lane, 1995. DARCY DOYLE MYSTERY SERIES: The Case of the Mixed-Up Monsters, 1993; The Case of the Pampered Poodles, 1993; The Case of the Giggling Ghost, 1993; The Case of the Choosey Cheater, 1993; The Case of the Bashful Bully, 1994; The Case of the Missing Max, 1994; The Case of the Angry Actress, 1994; The Case of the Creepy Campout, 1994. Author of plays for teens in Read. Contributor of stories and articles to periodicals; has written book chapters and educational materials. Address: 3167 Carlisle Rd., Gardners, PA 17324, U.S.A.