Ann M. Martin

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Birthday
12, 1955
Birthplace
Princeton, NJ
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Princeton, NJ

About

American author who is best known for her popular young adult fiction series, The Baby-Sitters Club. Her other works for children and young adults include Bummer Summer (1983) and Missing Since Monday (1986).

Before Fame

She graduated from Smith College and worked as a teacher and editor before becoming a full-time writer. She published the first book in her popular Baby-Sitters Club series in 1986.

Trivia

Her 2002 stand-alone novel, A Corner of the Universe, received the prestigious Newbery Medal for children's literature in 2003.

Family Life

She and her sister Jane grew up in Princeton, New Jersey. She was in a long-term relationship with fellow author Laura Godwin in the early 2000s. 

Associated With

As a child, Martin was inspired by the children's novels of popular UK author, Roald Dahl.