Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place, but there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.
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Some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow what is already in you to swell up and touch everything. If you never let that happen, then you just accumulate facts, and they begin to rattle around inside of you.
|Birth:||10th February, 1930|
|Death:||19th April, 2013|
|Profession:||Illustrator, Teacher, Writer|
Elaine Lobl Konigsburg was born in Manhattan, New York. She was an American writer, teacher, and illustrator of children's books and young adult fiction. She is one of six writers to win two Newbery Medals, the venerable American Library Association award for the year's "most distinguished contribution to American children's literature." She started graduate school in chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh. She worked as a science teacher at Bartram School for Girls until 1955. Her first-published story Jennifer, Hecate was inspired by Laurie's experience as a new girl in Port Chester.
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