Smucker, Barbara (1915–2003)

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Smucker, Barbara (1915–2003)

American-born children's writer. Born Sept 1, 1915, in Kansas; died July 29, 2003, in New York, NY; married a Mennonite minister and professor; children: 3.

Moved with husband to Ontario, Canada (1969); worked as reporter, teacher, and librarian; works include Underground to Canada (1977), Days of Terror (1979), Amish Adventure (1983), White Mist (1985), Jacob's Little Giant (1987), Incredible Jumbo (1990) and Selina and the Bear-Paw Quilt (1995). Received Canada Council Children's Literature Prize (1979) and Vicky Metcalf Award (1988).

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