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Miz Berlin Walks

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ISBN-10: 0698118456

ISBN-13: 9780698118454

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jane Yolen, Floyd Cooper

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Description:

Every day, Miz Berlin walks around the block, talking. When a young girl follows her one evening, she is amazed to find that the old woman is telling stories. She ends up walking with her every evening afterward, and they build a friendship, the bond of which outlasts even life itself.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 12/18/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Jane Yolen was born February 11, 1939 in New York City. She received her BA from Smith College in 1960. After college, she became an editor in New York City and wrote during her lunch break. She sold her first children's book, Pirates in Petticoats, at the age of 22. Since then, she has written over 300 books for children, young adults and adults. Her other works include the Emperor and the Kite, Owl Moon, How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and The Devil's Arithmetic, which tells the story of the life of a Jew in a concentration camp. She has won a multitude of medals for her work including the Kerlan Award, the Regina Medal, the Keene State Children's Literature Award, the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, the World Fantasy Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award.

Floyd Cooper received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in The Blacker the Berry and a Coretta Scott King Honor for Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea and I Have Heard of a Land . Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mr. Cooper received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma and, after graduating, worked as an artist for a major greeting card company. In 1984, he came to New York City to pursue a career as an illustrator of books, and he now lives in Easton, Pennsylvania, with his wife and children.