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Louise Fitzhugh

Biography

American author who wrote the favorite story Harriet the Spy in 1964 and its own sequels, The Lengthy Key, Sport, and Nobody’s Family members will Transformation. She was involved with politics at Bard University and graduated from Barnard University in 1951. She’s won many honours for her composing like the Sequoyah Reserve Prize in 1967. She grew up by her rich dad after her parents divorced when she was a child. Her publication Harriet the Spy motivated the film from the same name starring Michelle Trachtenberg.

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Date Of Birth October 5, 1928
Place Of Birth Tennessee
Profession Children's Author
Education Barnard College
Nationality American
Parents Millsaps Fitzhugh
Movies Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars, Harriet the Spy
Star Sign Libra

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1As a young woman she wrote a manuscript about a lesbian girl called "Amelia", based on her own teenager years and an affair with another girl, but the novel was later lost and never published. Her best-selling book "Harriet the Spy", about a tomboyish 11-year-old, met with controversy in the 1960s, prompting some schools to ban it from their libraries. "Harriet" is now regarded as a children's classic.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars2010TV Movie based on characters created by
Harriet the Spy1996novel
NBC Special Treat1978TV Series novel - 1 episode

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