Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

Jean Fritz, Who Wrote History Books for Children, Dies at 101

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Jean Fritz, an award-winning writer whose work helped transform historical biographies for children from leaden recitals of battles and dates into warm, human narratives full of quirks and crotchets and satisfyingly strange facts, died on Sunday at her home in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. She was 101.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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