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Mary Downing Hahn

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Mary Downing Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland, with her husband. She has two grown daughters. Ms, Hahn was a children's librarian in Prince George's County until she decided to devote all her time to writing and visiting schools around the country. Her work ranges from realistic fiction to contemporary fantasy and has received much critical acclaim for its well-defined characterizations and interesting plot lines.

Genres: Children's Fiction
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Gallows Hill (2023)
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"Through the eyes of her flawed but persevering fictional characters, Lois Ruby paints a vivid picture of prejudice, suspicion, and the cruelty that results from them."

Edgar Awards Best Juvenile winner (2010) : Closed for the Season

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