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Julia Woolfolk Cunningham was an American author of children's literature.

Background

Cunningham, Julia Woolfolk was born on October 4, 1916 in Spokane. Daughter of John George and Sue (Larabie) Cunningham.

Education

Graduate, St. Anne's School, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1933.

Career

Her first cousin was the neuroscientist and physician John Lilly.

Achievements

  • She is best remembered for her novel Dorp Dead which won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and for The Treasure Is The Rose which was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Works

Membership

Member Authors Guild.

Connections

father:
John George Cunningham

mother:
Sue (Larabie) Cunningham