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Celebrating Children's Author Eloise Greenfield

"As soon as I started writing, I knew that was what I wanted to do. Just putting the words down and re-arranging them and trying to say precisely what I wanted to say was fascinating." ~ Eloise Greenfield

Eloise Greenfield was born in Parmele on May 17, 1929, the daughter of Weston W. Little and Lessie Jones Little...Greenfield stated that her family and her efforts to fight racism were the two most important concerns in her life. Throughout her life, Greenfield continued to write, speak at conferences, and support the work of other children’s book authors... (more

Check out a book from our Children's & Young Adult Collection--see the selection below. Read more articles about Eloise Greenfield see NBC news and Language Arts. Photo from NBC news.


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