Weidt, Maryann N.

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WEIDT, Maryann N.

WEIDT, Maryann N. American, b. 1944. Genres: Biography, Children's non-fiction. Career: Writer. Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis, MN, children's librarian, 1969-78; Duluth Public Library, Duluth, MN, head of children's services, 1978-88; University of Minnesota, Duluth, adjunct professor of children's literature, 1984-85. Has presented writing programs for children; main speaker for the Duluth Public Schools Young Writers Fair. Publications: BIOGRAPHIES FOR CHILDREN: Presenting Judy Blume, 1989; Mr. Blue Jeans: A Story about Levi Strauss, 1990; Stateswoman to the World: A Story about Eleanor Roosevelt, 1991; Wild Bill Hickok, 1992; Oh, the Places He Went: A Story about Dr. Seuss-Theodor Seuss Geisel, 1994; Revolutionary Poet, 1997; Voice of Freedom, 2001. OTHER: Daddy Played Music for the Cows (picture book), 1995. Contributor to periodicals. Address: PO Box 630, Duluth, MN 55801, U.S.A. Online address: www.weidt.com