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us: Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002

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    • us: Adoff, Virginia Hamilton, 1934-2002
    • us: Hamilton, Virginia (Virginia Esther), 1934-2002
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    • found: Willie Bea and the time ... 1989, c1983: CIP t.p. (Virginia Hamilton) copr. p. (Virginia Hamilton Adoff)
    • found: New York times, Feb. 20, 2002: obituaries (Virginia Hamilton; writer for children; d. Feb. 19, 2002 in Dayton, Ohio at age 65)
    • found: Something about the author, c1995: v. 79, p. 89-96 (Hamilton, Virginia (Esther); b. Mar. 12, 1936; married Arnold Adoff (an anthologist and poet), Mar. 19, 1960; photograph; lists many awards, honors; lists many fiction for children, biographies for children, and "other")
    • found: Virginia Hamilton: speeches, essays, and conversations, 2010: p. 353 (born on March 12, 1934)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 4, 2014 (Virginia Esther Hamilton (March 12, 1934 - Feb. 19, 2002) was an African-American author of children's books; for lifetime achievement Hamilton won the international Hans Christian Andersen Award for writing children's literature in 1992)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Hamilton, Virginia Esther; fiction writer, children's book writer / illustrator, essayist; born 12 March 1936 in Yellow Springs, Ohio, United States; attended Antioch College, after three years, transferred to Ohio State University for one year, and then studied at the New School for Social Research in New York; won the John Newbery Medal, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the National Book Award and several others; died 19 February 2002 in Ohio, United States)
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    • PS3558.A444
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    • 2003-03-25: new
    • 2015-03-27: revised
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