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Virginia Hamilton

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Virginia Hamilton

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Full Name: Virginia Esther Hamilton
Born: March 12, 1936
Yellow Springs, OH
Died: February 19, 2002
Dayton, OH
Occupation: Author
Nationality: American


Virginia Hamilton was an African-American children's books author. She wrote 41 books, including M. C. Higgins, the Great (1974), for which she won the U.S. National Book Award in category Children's Books and the Newbery Medal in 1975.

Hamilton's lifetime achievements include the international Hans Christian Andersen Award for writing children's literature in 1992 and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her contributions to American children's literature in 1995.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 The Justice Trilogy

 1. (1978)
 2. (1980)
 3. (1981)