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Patricia Clapp

USA flag (b.1912)

Patricia Clapp was born in Boston and attended the Columbia University School of Journalism. Her first novel, Constance: A Story of Early Plymouth, was a runner-up for the 1969 National Book Award for Children's Literature. Her other books include, I'm Deborah Sampson, King of the Dollhouse, Dr. Elizabeth, and Jane-Emily. She describes herself as primarily "a theatre person"; she has worked with her community theatre for over forty years and still writes and directs plays for children. The grandmother of ten and great-grandmother of one, Ms. Clapp lives in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.
   Constance (1968)
   Jane-Emily (1969)
   King of The Dollhouse (1974)
   I'm Deborah Sampson (1977)
   Witches' Children (1982)
   The Tamarack Tree (1986)
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