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Virginia Euwer Wolff

Born: Aug 25, 1937

Birthplace: Portland

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Virginia Euwer Wolff

Date of Birth : Aug 25, 1937
Birth Place : Portland

Virginia Euwer Wolff is an American author of children's literature. Her award-winning series Make Lemonade features a 14-year-old girl named LaVaughn, who babysits for the children of a 17-year-old single mother. There are three books. The second, True Believer, won the 2001 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. The second and third, This Full House, garnered Kirkus starred reviews. She was the recipient of the 2011 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature. Wolff was born in Portland, Oregon. She attended the girls' school St. Helen's Hall and Smith College. She married Arthur Richard Wolff in 1959. They divorced in 1976.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Novelist

Awards Won

  • National Book Award for Young People''s Literature
  • Jane Addams Chldren''s Book Awards for Book for Older Children
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