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Russell Freedman

Born: Oct 11, 1929

Birthplace: San Francisco

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Russell Freedman

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1929
Birth Place : San Francisco

Russell A. Freedman is an American biogapher and the author of nearly 50 books for young people. He may be known best for winning the 1988 Newbery Medal with his work Lincoln: A Photobiography.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Biographer

Awards Won

  • John Newbery Medal
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
  • Sibert Medal
  • Regina Medal
  • Jane Addams Chldren''s Book Awards for Book for Older Children
  • Newbery Honor
  • Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers'' Literature
  • Newbery Medal
  • Spur Award for Best Juvenile Nonfiction
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