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Norma Fox Mazer


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Mother of Anne Mazer

Norma was an American author best known for her books for children and young adults.

She was born in New York City but grew up in Glens Falls, New York, with parents Michael and Jean Garlan Fox. Mazer graduated from Glens Falls High School, then went to Antioch College, where she met Harry Mazer, whom she married in 1950; they had four children, one of whom, Anne Mazer, is also a writer. She also studied at Syracuse University.
 
Anthologies edited
Waltzing On Water (1989) (with Marjorie Lewis)
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Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (1988) : After the Rain