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Full Name: Louise Perkins Fitzhugh
(1928 - 1974) Writer and illustrator of children's fiction and young adult fiction. She attended Barnard College and also studied in New York at Art Student's League and Cooper Union. She won many writing awards including the New York Times Outstanding Books of the Year citation in 1964 and the Sequoyah Award in 1967.
Author's Timeline:
1928 (Unknown) County
Louise Fitzhugh was born on October 5, 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee. 
1964 New York County
Harriet the Spy
(Pub: Harper and Row -1964 and Yearling -2001. ISBN: 10 0440416795 and 13 978-0440416791)
Novel for children; winner of the Sequoyah Book Award. It is the story of an intelligent and curious preteen girl who lives in Manhattan. She spies on people and writes about them in her secret notebook. 
1965 New York County
The Long Secret
(Pub: Harper and Row-1965, Delacorte-2001, Yearling-2002 ISBN: 10 0385327846 and 13 978-0385327848)
Continues the adventures of Harriet the Spy. 
1974 (Unknown) County
Nobody's Family Is Going To Change
(Pub: Farrar Straus ISBN: 10 0374455231 and 13 9780374455231)
The story of a black family living in Manhattan. Emma, the oldest child, wants to be a lawyer like her father. Emma wants the support of her father but her father does not believe women should be lawyers. Emma's brother wants to be a dancer like his mother. 
1979 New York County
(Pub: Delacorte-1979, Yearling-2002 ISBN: 10 0440418186 and 13 978-0440418184)
Published posthumously. Sport, the best friend of "Harriet the Spy," is the only child of an absentminded artist in New York City. Sport inherits millions from his grandfather and his mother suddenly wants custody. 
1974 (Unknown) County
Louise Fitzhugh died November 19, 1974, in New Milford, Connecticut. She died of a brain aneurysm. 
1950 New York County
Fitzhugh graduated from Barnard College in Manhattan, New York.  
1978 (Unknown) County
I Am Five
1982 (Unknown) County
I Am Four
1982 (Unknown) County
I Am Three
? New York County
Louise Fitzhugh lived most of her adult life in New York City. She also had houses in both Long Island and Bridgewater, Connecticut. 

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