Joseph Krumgold





Joseph Krumgold

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born
in Jersey City, New Jersey, The United States
April 09, 1908

died
July 10, 1980

gender
male

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In addition to being a renowned author of books for young readers, Joseph Quincy Krumgold was a scriptwriter for several well-known movies, including "Seven Miles From Alcatraz" (1942) and "Dream No More" (1953). While he did not have a great number of books published over the span of his writing career, Joseph Krumgold became the first author to win the John Newbery Medal for two different books, "...And Now Miguel" (published in 1953), and "Onion John" (published in 1959).


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Onion John
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3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 2,076 ratings — published 1959 — 9 editions
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...And Now Miguel
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3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 1,626 ratings — published 1952 — 11 editions
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Newbery Award Library II: A...
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1988
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Henry 3
4.58 of 5 stars 4.58 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1967 — 3 editions
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Newbery Award Library Box S...
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3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1985
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& NOW MIGUEL                LB
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