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Jerdine Nolen (1953-) Biography

Career, Writings, SidelightsPersonal, Addresses, Member, Honors Awards, Adaptations

Born 1953, in Crystal Springs, MS; Education: Northeastern Illinois University, B.A. (special education), 1975; Loyola University, M.Ed., 1981.


Agent—Kia Neri, c/o Harcourt Janet Ross, c/o HarperCollins Children's Books, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019.


National Council of Teachers of English, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Authors Guild, Maryland State Teachers Association, Chicago Reading Round Table, Baltimore Writers Alliance, Black Literary Umbrella (cofounder), Delta Kappa Gamma (Xi Chapter).

Jerdine Nolen

Notable Book citation, American Library Association, for Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm.


Disney adapted Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm for film as a Wonderful World of Disney made-for-television movie titled Balloon Farm.


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