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Jane Addams : pioneer in social reform and activist for world peace / by Jacquelyn Mitchard.

By: Mitchard, Jacquelyn.
Material type: TextTextSeries: People who have helped the world: Publisher: Milwaukee : Gareth Stevens Children's Books, 1991Description: 68 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.ISBN: 083680144X; 9780836801446.Subject(s): Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 -- Juvenile literature | Women social workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 361.92 | B | 92 Summary: A biography of the social worker who promoted world peace and neighborhood cooperation.
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"A Gareth Stevens Children's Books edition."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A biography of the social worker who promoted world peace and neighborhood cooperation.

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Jacquelyn Mitchard was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 1957. She studied creative writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1976, she became a journalist and eventually achieved the position as lifestyle columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper. Her weekly column, The Rest of Us: Dispatches from the Mother Ship, appeared in 125 newspapers nationwide until she retired it in 2007. <p> She is the author of children's, young adult, and adult books. Her first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, was the first selection for Oprah's Book Club and was named by USA Today as one of the ten most influential books of the past 25 years. It was also adapted into a movie starring Michelle Pfeiffer. Her other adult novels include The Breakdown Lane; Twelve Times Blessed; Christmas, Present; A Theory of Relativity; The Most Wanted; Cage of Stars; and Still Summer. Her children's books include Starring Prima!: The Mouse of the Ballet Jolie; Rosalie, My Rosalie: The Tale of a Duckling; and Ready, Set , School! Her young adult books include Now You See Her; All We Know of Heaven; and The Midnight Twins series. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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