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Lunn, Janet, 1928-2017


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  • Fuller Name

    • Janet Louise Swoboda
  • Variants

    • us: Swoboda, Janet Louise, 1928-2017
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Lunn, Janet Louise Swoboda, 1928-2017
  • Sources

    • found: Lunn, W. R. The county ... 1967.
    • found: Her The root cellar, 1983:CIP t.p. (Janet Lunn)
    • found: Come to the fair, ©1997:t.p. (Janet Lunn) jkt. (spent her childhood in rural Vermont; lives in Prince Edward County, Ontario)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 24, 2014(Janet Louise Lunn, CM OOnt (née Swoboda, born December 28, 1928) is a Canadian children's writer; born in Dallas, Texas; grew up in Vermont; became a canadian citizen in 1963)
    • found: The globe and mail, 2 August 2017, online, viewed 7 September 2017(Janet Lunn, a champion of Canadian "kidlit" who produced several historical novels embellished with elements of the supernatural, died of heart failure on June 26 in Ottawa; born Janet Louise Swoboda on Dec. 28, 1928, in Dallas, moved at age 2 with her family to a farm near the village of Norwich, Vermont, and to New Jersey before the Second World War; attended Queen's University; moved to Toronto in 1955, later to Hillier, Ont., and to Ottawa in 1999; worked as a children's book reviewer and as a children's book editor at Clarke, Irwin and Co.; first children's author to serve as chair of the Writers' Union of Canada in 1984-1985; recieved the Order of Ontario in 1996 and the Order of Canada in 1997)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, viewed 7 September 2017(Janet Louise Lunn, C.M., O.Ont., LL.D.; Ottawa, Ontario; Member of the Order of Canada, awarded on April 17, 1997, invested on October 22, 1997; She has helped to raise the status of children's literature in Canada, drawing her young readers into her stories, and encouraging them to read both fiction and historical works to learn about their roots and the pleasures of the written word. The Story of Canada, which she co-authored, has become an essential resource in libraries and schools throughout the country. As the first children's author to hold the position of Chair of the Writers' Union of Canada, she worked energetically at building readership and visibility for Canadian authors, particularly those who write for children)
    • found: Amicus database, 7 September 2017(authorized access point (0007B1550): Lunn, Janet, 1928- [Canadian]; variant access point: Lunn, Janet Louise Swoboda, 1928- )
  • LC Classification

    • PR9199.3.L865
    • PS8573U55
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-02-08: new
    • 2017-11-26: revised
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