Mcwilliams, Karen

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MCWILLIAMS, Karen. Also writes as K. J. McWilliams. American, b. 1943. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Adult non-fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Grade-school teacher in Placerville and Redlands, CA, 1966-69, in Germany, Japan, and Philippines, 1969-77; school librarian in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, 1977-83; writer, 1983-; book reviewer for Independent Publisher, 1997-. Publications: Pirates, 1989; Writer's Handbook, 1994; Once upon a Time, 1997. MIDDLE-GRADE NOVELS AS K.J. McWILLIAMS: The Journal of Leroy Jeremiah Jones, a Fugitive Slave, 2001; The Diary of a Slave Girl, Ruby Jo, 2002; The Journal of Darien Dexter Duff, an Emancipated Slave, 2003. Address: 4345 27th Ct SW, Naples, FL 34116-7977, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]