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Brenda Seabrooke (1941-) Biography

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Born 1941, in Florida; Education: Newcomb College of Tulane University, B.A., 1963. Hobbies and other interests: Traveling, gardening, painting.


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Freelance writer. High school teacher of history in Fitzgerald, GA, 1967-68; substitute teacher in schools in New York and Maryland, 1968-70; Jayland Nursery School, Governor's Island, NY, teacher, 1973.


Coast Guard Officer's Wives Association, Petaluma Ballet Guild (director, 1980-81), Children's Book Guild of Washington D.C.

Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book for Fiction, 1991, for Judy Scuppernong; Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies/Children's Book Council, for The Bridges of Summer. Recipient of the Robie MacCauley Fellowship, Emerson College, and of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.


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