Patricia Reilly Giff

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Birthday
26, 1935
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1935 (age 86)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

American teacher and author of children's books. She is best known for her Polk Street School series.

Before Fame

She attended Marymount University for her undergraduate degree and St. John's University, where she obtained her Master's.

Trivia

She won the Newbery Medal in 1998 for Lily's Crossing and again in 2003 for Pictures of Hollis Woods.

Family Life

She had three children with her husband, Jim.

Associated With

Marc Brown is another popular children's author.