Nebraska Authors

Mary Elizabeth Anderson

Born 1939 Diagonal, IA (USA)

Elementary school teacher and writing teacher at community college level. She did freelance writing in over 50 publications. Her writing includes nonfiction, inspirational and greeting card verses, but her main focus has been children's literature.

Places Lived

Diagonal, IA
Maryville, MO
Beatrice, NE
Falls City, NE
Norfolk, NE
Grand Island, NE
Lincoln, NE
Gold Canyon, AZ

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Children's--Fiction; Children's--Nonfiction; Nonfiction Autobiographical; Lincoln Highway; Bullying

Education

BS in Education, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Elementary School Teacher
College Writing Instructor
Author

Places Worked

Has taught in various schools

Honors

Nebraska Author of the Year, Lakeview Elementary School, Lincoln, NE, 1996-97
Moonshell Arts and Humanities Council of Hall County, Nebraska, Literary Award, 2003
John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 16 November 2008
Special Author's Night & Booksigning at University Club, Washington DC.

Associations

Nebraska Writers Guild
Edith Abbott Library Board
Nebraska Center for the Book
Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

Bibliography

Link Across America: A Story of the Historic Lincoln Highway. 1997.
Taking Cerebral Palsy to School. 2000.
Ever Wonder What to Do: All About Manners. 2001.
Why Did They Build a Fence? 2003.
It's Me Again, God. 2003.
Gracie Gannon: Middle School Zero. 2008.
The Thematic Magic of Threes. 2011.

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