Charlotte Zolotow


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in Norfolk, Virginia, The United States
June 26, 1915

Died
November 19, 2013

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Charlotte Zolotow (born Charlotte Gertrude Shapiro) was an American author, poet, editor, and publisher of many books for children.
She was published by more than 20 different houses (many of which she has outlasted). She was an editor, and later publisher, at Harper & Row, which was called Harper & Brothers when she began to work there and is now known as HarperCollins.
Among the many writers she edited are Paul Fleischman, Paul Zindel, Mary Rogers, Robert Lipsyte, and Francesca Lia Block.
She was the mother of the writer Crescent Dragonwagon and poker tournament champion Stephen Zolotow. She was formerly married to the late Maurice Zolotow. She lived in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
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The Seashore Book

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Big Sister and Little Sister

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I Like to Be Little

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