Nebraska Authors

Valentine Teal

AKA: Val, Mrs. Clarence W.

Born 1902-02-14 Bottineau, ND (USA)

Died 1997
Omaha, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction


Children's fiction; Short stories


University of Minnesota




Several members of her family born on Valentine's Day


The Little Woman Who Wanted Noise. 1943.
Angel Child.
It Wasn't What I Expected. 1948.

Stories also in periodicals:
Saturday Evening Post,
Woman's Home Companion,
Ladies Home Journal,
and Omaha World Herald
among others.
Last story published in the Omaha World Herald was The Reluctant Runabout in the Magazine of the Midlands in 1983.

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Valentine Teal

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