Mary Stolz

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Birthday
24, 1920
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 15, 2006 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1920
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 15, 2006 (86)

About

An American writer of children's and young adult fiction, she is known for novels such as The Leftover Elf and Truth and Consequences. Her 1974 work, The Edge of Next Year, was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Before Fame

She attended Columbia University and Gibbs College. She drafted her first novel, To Tell Your Love, on yellow legal pads.

Trivia

Her work, The Noonday Friends, received the Newbery Honor in 1966.

Family Life

She was born in Massachusetts and raised in New York. In 1964, she married Thomas C. Jaleski.

Associated With

She and Lisa Armstrong both contributed to Cosmopolitan magazine.