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Nancy Raines Day (1951-) Biography

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

Born 1951, in Denver, CO; Education: University of Michigan, B.A., 1972; Syracuse University, M.A., 1974. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Protestant. Hobbies and other interests: Swimming, rowing, reading, music.

Agent—Barbara Kouts, P.O. Box 560, Bellport, NY 11713.

Business Journals, Inc., Stamford, CT, assistant editor, 1973; New Readers Press, Syracuse, NY, assistant editor, 1973-74; Ziff-Davis Publishing, New York, NY, assistant editor, 1975, associate editor and contributor, 1976-78; freelance writer, 1976—. Volunteer tutor, local elementary and middle schools, 1982—; church school teacher, 1986-2002; teacher, Institute of Children's Literature; teacher and consultant, Soloquest; writer, Krames Communications.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Authors Guild, Media Alliance.

Notable Books selection, New York Times Book Review, and "Pick of the Lists" selection, American Booksellers Association, both 1995, for The Lion's Whiskers: An Ethiopian Folktale; Health Educators Media Award, for After Your Heart Attack.

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