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Meindert DeJong

Meindert DeJong

1906 - 1991
Dutch American
Meindert DeJong was born in Wierum, the Netherlands, and lived there until he was eight years old. In 1914, his family came to the United States and... See more
Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

1928-2012
American
Maurice Sendak, an author-illustrator of world renown, is the creator of such distinguished children's books as NUTSHELL LIBRARY; HIGGLETY PIGGLETY ... See more

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Plumfield and Paideia

The House of Sixty Fathers
Reviewed by Diane Pendergraft
This is a heart-stopping, heart-wrenching story. Tien Pao’s situation is nearly unthinkable for Americans who have never had war come to their country– right into their towns. It’s almost unbelievable that a child could survive as Tien Pao does. But we know that people are capable of amazing feats of courage and tenacity when they are driven by love.

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