Matt Christopher

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Birthday
16, 1917
Birthplace
Bath, PA
Death Date
Sep 20, 1997 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1917
Birthplace
Bath, PA
Death Date
Sep 20, 1997 (80)

About

American author best known for the plethora of children's novels that he wrote, many of which focused on athletics. Some of his works include Wild Pitch, The Kid Who Only Hit Homers, and Soccer Duel.

Before Fame

He published his first short story when he was a teenager and his first novel was published when he was 36.

Trivia

He was awarded the Milner Award in 1993 for his exemplay work in children's literature.

Family Life

He was born in Bath, Pennsylvania, but his family moved to Ludlow Ville, NY. He had eight older siblings.

Associated With

Margaret Peterson Haddix has been another prominent writer of children's literature.