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Virginia Hamilton: Resources and Links

Virginia Hamilton's web site is offline at this writing. When it returns, please check the site for accurate information on the writer and her work.

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site has a brief profile of Virginia Hamilton and an annotated bibliography of her work.

Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2003. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI.: The Gale Group, 2003. Document Number: H1000041719.

Secondary English talked with Virginia Hamilton about her childhood, writing, favorite movies and music, and her philosophy of life.

Scholastic has a short biography of Virginia Hamilton.

"Virginia Hamilton." Authors and Artists for Young Adults. Vol. 21. Gale Research, 1997. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: The Gale Group, 2003. Document Number: K1603000187.

The Virginia Hamilton Conference at Kent State University honors Ms. Hamilton. The conference is held each April and is designed to promote cultural awareness through multicultural literature for children and young adults. The web site also features a biography of Ms. Hamilton.

A Visit with Virginia Hamilton is the title of a lengthy article about her life and her work. Each book mentioned in the article is linked to a page with the cover art and description.

Selected Books about Virginia Hamilton

Hamilton, Virginia, "Portrait of the Author as a Working Writer." Elementary English, April, 1971, pp. 237-40.

Hamilton, Virginia, "Ah, Sweet Rememory!." Horn Book, December, 1981, pp. 633-40.

Mikkelsen, Nina, Virginia Hamilton. New York, NY: Twayne, 1994.

Wheeler, Jill C., Virginia Hamilton. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO & Daughters, 1997.

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