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Edith Irene Ching

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Edith Irene Ching, American librarian. Achievements include Elected to 2007 Newberry Com. Member of Washington Children's Book Guide.

Background

Ching, Edith Irene was born on September 13, 1942 in Flushing, New York, United States. Daughter of Norman and Edith (Crawford) Sprenger.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Middleburg College, 1964. Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968. Master of Library Science, U.Md., College Park.

Career

Teacher English Oyster Bay High School, New York, 1965—1967, Panahou School, Honolulu, 1967—1970. Education specialist Mitre Corporation, McLean, Virginia, 1971—1972. Training specialist Internal Revenue Service, 1972—1975.

English teacher Montgomery College, Rockwell, Maryland, 1976—1980, University Maryland, College Park, 1985—1991. Program chair Washington Childrens' Book List, Washington, 2000—2002. Reviewer Booklist Magazine, Chicago, since 2004.

Volunteer Wahington National Cathedral, Washington, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include Elected to 2007 Newberry Com.

Membership

Member of Washington Children's Book Guide.

Connections

Married Wallace Koon Leong Ching, October 13, 1971. Children: Alexander, Andrew, Christina.