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(Flora) Jean Little (1932-) Biography

Awards, Honors, Writings, SidelightsPersonal, Addresses, Career, Member, Adaptations, Work in Progress

Born 1932, in T'ai-nan, Formosa (now Taiwan); Education: University of Toronto, B.A., 1955; attended Institute of Special Education; received teaching certificate from University of Utah. Religion: Christian. Hobbies and other interests: Designing and hooking rugs.

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Teacher of children with physical challenges, Canada; specialist teacher at Beechwood School for Crippled Children, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; children's writer. Visiting instructor, Institute of Special Education, and Florida University; summer camp director and leader of church youth groups; adjunct professor of children's literature, University of Guelph, 1992—.

Canadian Authors Association, Writers' Union of Canada, Authors League of America, Council for Exceptional Children, United Church Women.

Coauthors of Bats about Baseball, Claire Mackay and Jean Little

Home from Far was adapted to film and released by Beacon Films, 1984. Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird and Different Dragons were adapted as television movies by PBS Video, 1987 and 1988, respectively.

Somebody Else's Summer, a novel; Birthday Girl, for Orca (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and Custer, WA).

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