Jane Langton

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Birthday
30, 1922
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
30, 1922 (age 95)
Birthplace
Boston, MA

About

An American writer and children's book author, she is best known for her novel The Fledgling, which won the prestigious Newbery Medal.

Before Fame

She studied astronomy at both Wellesley College and the University of Michigan.

Trivia

Many of her novels are set in Concord, Massachusetts.

Family Life

With her husband, Bill Langton, she had three sons.

Associated With

She and Cynthia Rylant were both awarded the Newbery Medal.