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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  

Pen Name: Phyllis Reynolds

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD Fiction & Non-Fiction

Born: January 4,1933 in Anderson, Indiana


Illinois Connection

*Lived in Joliet and Chicago

Biographical and Professional Information

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor includes many of her own growing-up experiences in the Alice books. She writes for both children and adults and is the author of more than one hundred and twenty-five books, including the Alice series. She now lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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Titles At Your Library


-- *Newbery Medal *Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Writers Award *Child Study Award *Kerlan Award *Christopher Award *Society of School Librarians International Award *Hedda Seisler Mason Award *Appalachian Medallion *About 25 state awards *Various ALA notables