Milton Meltzer

Milton Meltzer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Milton Meltzer (May 8, 1915 - September 19, 2009) was an American historian and author best known for his history nonfiction books on Jewish, African-American and American history. Since the 1950s, he was a leading author of history books in the children's literature and young adult literature genres, having written more than 100 books. Meltzer was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to Benjamin and Mary Meltzer, semi-literate immigrants from Austria-Hungary. One of three sons, Meltzer was the only child to graduate high school, furthering his education at Columbia University from 1932 to 1936, he had to drop out of college before graduating to support his family after his father died of cancer. Meltzer became a writer for the Works Project Administration, a program designed by the Federal Government to provide jobs for the millions of unemployed during the Great Depression.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134904198
  • 9786134904193