MEACHUM, Virginia. American, b. 1918. Genres: Young adult non-fiction. Career: Elementary school teacher, New London, CT, 1943-45; University of Illinois, Champaign, administrative secretary, 1946-48; freelance feature writer, Danville, IL, 1948-. Publications: Janet Reno: United States Attorney General, 1995; Steven Spielberg: Hollywood Filmmaker, 1996; Jane Good- all: Protector of Chimpanzees, 1997; Martha Stewart: Successful Business- woman, 1998; Rosie O'Donnell: Talk Show Host and Comedian, 1999; Charles Lindbergh: American Hero of Flight, 2001. Contributor to magazines. Address: 12 Country Club Dr, Danville, IL 61832, U.S.A.