Smucker, Barbara Claassen

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SMUCKER, Barbara Claassen

SMUCKER, Barbara Claassen. Canadian/American, b. 1915. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Teacher of journalism and English, Harper High School, Kansas, 1937-38; reporter, Newton Evening Kansan, 1939-41; teacher, Ferry Hall School, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1960-63; Children's Librarian, Kitchener Public Library, Ontario, 1969-77; Head Librarian, Renison College, University of Waterloo, Ontario, 1977-82. Publications: Henry's Red Sea, 1955; Cherokee Run, 1957; Wigwam in the City, 1966, as Susan, 1970; Underground to Canada (in U.S. as Runaway to Freedom), 1977, rev. ed., 1999; Days of Terror, 1979; Amish Adventure, 1979; White Mist, 1985; Jacob's Little Giant, 1987; Incredible Jumbo, 1990; Garth and the Mermaid, 1992; Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt, 1994; Selina and the Shoo Fly Pie, 1998. Address: c/o Penguin Books Canada, #10 Alcorn Ave., Ste. 300, Toronto, ON, Canada M4V 3B2.