26 July 2004

in memoriam

Children's writer, Lilian Moore, died last week at the age of 95. From the Seattle Post-Intelligence: "Few rules governed Lilian Moore's reading when she was growing up in the Bronx. But there was one that sometimes got her in trouble: Her mother wouldn't let her read while crossing the street. Moore, who died this week at age 95 in Seattle, was a passionate reader for nine decades and, in her career as a children's book author and editor, launched generations more kids on what she called the 'life of the mind.'"

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