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The E. L. Konigsburg Newbery Collection - a book by Konigsburg, E. L.

The E. L. Konigsburg Newbery Collection

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William Mckinley, and Me, Elizabeth; the View from Saturday

The E. L. Konigsburg Newbery Collection( )
Author: Konigsburg, E. L.
ISBN:978-1-4424-9743-6
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Imprint:Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.99
Book Description:

Three award-winning classics, one treasured set: The E.L. Konigsburg Newbery Collection is a must-have for every bookshelf. Trouble brews and friendship bubbles when Elizabeth meets an honest-to-goodness witch in Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth. The View from Saturday assembles the Souls: an unlikely team of even unlikelier sixth-grade Academic Bowl champions. And who could ever forget...
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Book Details
Pages:472
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Juvenile Fiction / Short Stories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.125 x 7.625 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.825 Pounds
Author Biography
Konigsburg, E. L. (Author)
Elaine Lobl Konigsburg, noted children's writer and illustrator, was born February 10, 1930 in New York City. She received a BS in chemistry from Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University) in 1952. She did graduate study at the University of Pittsburgh.

Her best-known titles included A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver, The Second Mrs. Giaconda, Father's Arcane Daughter, and Throwing Shadows. She won the Newbery Honor in 1968 for From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and the William Allen White Award in 1970. She won the Newbery Medal again in 1997 for The View from Saturday.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler was adapted into a motion picture starring Ingrid Bergman in 1973 and later released as The Hideaways in 1974. It became a television film starring Lauren Bacall in 1995. Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth was adapted for television as Jennifer and Me for NBC-TV in 1973.

She died on April 19, 2013 from complications of a stroke that she had suffered a week prior at the age of 83.

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