Jane Langton

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Birthday
30, 1922
Birthplace
Boston, MA
DEATH DATE
Dec 22, 2018 (95)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
30, 1922
Birthplace
Boston, MA
DEATH DATE
Dec 22, 2018 (95)

About

American writer and children's book author who 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

In 1943, she married Bill Langton. They had three sons.

Associated With

She and Cynthia Rylant were both awarded the Newbery Medal.