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Full Name: Louise 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 Perkins Fitzhugh was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on October 5, 1928. 
1964 New York County
Harriet the Spy
(Pub: Harper and Row ISBN: 0440416795 / 9780440416791)
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 ISBN: 0385327846 / 978-0385327848)
Continues the adventures of Harriet the Spy. 
1974 (Unknown) County
Nobody's Family Is Going To Change
(Pub: Farrar, Straus and Giroux ISBN: 0374355398 / 978-0374355395)
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 Press ISBN: 0440078865 / 978-0440078869)
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
Ms. Fitzhugh graduated from Barnard College in Manhattan, New York, in 1950.  
1978 (Unknown) County
I Am Five
(Pub: Delacorte Press ISBN: 0440039525 / 978-0440039525)
Children's book. 
1982 (Unknown) County
I Am Four
(Pub: Delacorte Press ISBN: 044003972X / 978-0440039723)
Children's book. 
1982 (Unknown) County
I Am Three
(Pub: Delacorte Press ISBN: 0440040353 / 978-0440040354)
Children's book. 
? 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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