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Patricia Clapp

Patricia Clapp was born in Boston and attended the Columbia University School of Journalism. Her first novel, Constance: A Story of Early Plymouth , was a runner-up for the 1969 National Book Award for Children's Literature. Her other books include, I'm Deborah Sampson, King of the Dollhouse, Dr. Elizabeth, and Jane-Emily . She describes herself as primarily a theatre person; she has worked with her community theatre for over forty years and still writes and directs plays for children. The...See more