Laura Amy Schlitz

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Birthday
28, 1955
Birthplace
Maryland
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Maryland

About

Newbery Medal-winning children's author. Her best-known works include Splendors and Glooms, Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village, and A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama.

Before Fame

She worked as both a storyteller and librarian at a private school located in Brooklandville, Maryland.

Trivia

She wrote A Gypsy at Almack's, a romance novel, under the pen name of Chloe Cheshire.

Family Life

She grew up in Maryland and attended the state's Goucher College, graduating in 1977.

Associated With

Her contemporary, fellow American children's author Dan Gutman, became famous for his Baseball Card Adventures series.