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Jean Fritz

Jean Fritz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of Homesick , is best known for her engaging and enlightening nonfiction for young readers , including What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? , And Then What Happened, Paul Revere ?, and Shh! We're Writing the Constitution . She was honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature by the New York State Library Association, and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children's literature.