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Jane Yolen


Jane Yolen

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Full Name: Jane Hyatt Yolen
Pseudonym:
Born: February 11, 1939
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American
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Biography

Born and raised in New York City, Jane Yolen now lives in Massachusetts. She attended Smith College and received her master's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts. The distinguished author of more than 170 books, Jane Yolen is a person of many talents. When she is not writing, Yolen composes songs, is a professional storyteller on the stage, and is the busy wife of a university professor, the mother of three grown children, and a grandmother.

Yolen's graceful rhythms and outrageous rhymes have been gathered in numerous collections. She has earned many awards over the years: the Regina Medal, the Kerlan Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Society of Children's Book Writers Award, the Mythopoetic Society's Aslan Award, the Christopher Medal, the Boy's Club Jr. Book Award, the Garden State Children's Book Award, the Daedalus Award, a number of Parents' Choice Magazine Awards, and many more. Her books and stories have been translated into Japanese, French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Swedish, Nowegian, Danish, Afrikaans, !Xhosa, Portuguese, and Braille.


Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works

 (1986)
 (1992)
 (1984)
 
 
 
 

 The Great Alta Saga

 1. (1988)
 2. (1989)
 3. (1998)
 
 
 
 

 The Pit Dragon Chronicles

 1. (1982)
 2. (1984)
 3. (1987)
 4. (2009)
 
 

 Rock 'n' Roll Fairy Tales

 1. (2005)
 2. (2006)
 
 
 
 
 
 

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