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Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen

Called the Hans Christian Anderson of America, Jane Yolen is known for weaving folklore, fantasy, historical events, and her own life into captivating stories for children and young adults.

Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen has written books for children and adults in genres that include science fiction, mystery, animal tales, historical fiction, humor and poetry, but she is best known for her literary renderings of the worlds of fantasy, folklore and myth.

Children's Literature in the United States

It is hard to imagine the world of children’s books without Jewish women writers.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jane Yolen." (Viewed on September 23, 2017) <https://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/17554>.

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