Vera B. Williams


Born
California, The United States
Died
October 16, 2015

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Graduate of Black Mountain College, North Carolina, where she majored in graphic art. In her own words, she has "done graphic art, school teaching, children-raising [she has two daughters and a son], has run a bakery and been a cook in schools and restaurants." (from back flap of book)

Vera B. Williams is the winner of the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature.

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“The passion to teach, to share deeply
experienced “lessons from life,” is embedded in all literature.”
Vera B. Williams

“I don't make a point of ending up in jail. But if you try to put your hopes and beliefs for a better life into effect, arrest is sometimes a hazard.”
Vera B. Williams

“A lot of childhood effort, worry, and whispering goes into cracking the codes of adult life. Children have to be accomplished spies.”
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