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Karleen Bradford, Canadian writer. Committee vice chair Public Lending Right Commission, 1996-1998, chair, 1998-2000. Member Writers Union Canada (1st vice chair 1997-1998), Canada Authors Association (vice president 1994-1996), Canada Childrens Authors, Illustrators and Performers, International Board on Books for Young People, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association International.

Background

Bradford, Karleen was born on December 16, 1936 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Daughter of Karl Heinecke and Myrtle Eileen (Ney) Scott.

Education

Bachelor, University Toronto, 1959.

Career

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Bradford moved to Argentina as a child. She returned to Canada to attend university, and after graduation, she spent 34 years in different parts of the world as a wife of a Foreign Service Officer. Published Books\r\n A Year for Growing - 1977 (republished as Wrong Again Robby - 1983)\r\n The Other Elizabeth - 1982\r\n I Wish There Were Unicorns - 1983\r\n The Stone in the Meadow - 1983\r\n The Nine Days Queen - 1986\r\n Thirteenth Child - 1994\r\n Animal Heroes - 1995\r\n Write Now! - 1996\r\nShadows on a Sword - 1996\r\n More Animal Heroes - 1996\r\n Dragonfire - 1997\r\n The Haunting at Cliff House - 1998\r\n 'A different Kind of Companion - 1998\r\n Lionheart's Scribe - 1999\r\n Whisperings of Magic - 2001\r\n Dear Canada: With Nothing But Our Courage: The Loyalist Diary of Mary MacDonald, Johnstown, Quebec, 1783 - 2002\r\n Angeline - 2004\r\n You Can't Rush a Cat - 2004\r\n The Scarlet Cross - 2006\r\n The Nine Days Queen- 1989.

Achievements

  • Windward Island - 1989 (winner of the 1990 Max and Greta Ebel Award 1990)\r\n There Will be Wolves - 1992 (winner of the 1993 Canadian Library Association Young.

Works

Membership

Committee vice chair Public Lending Right Commission, 1996-1998, chair, 1998-2000. Member Writers Union Canada (1st vice chair 1997-1998), Canada Authors Association (vice president 1994-1996), Canada Childrens Authors, Illustrators and Performers, International Board on Books for Young People, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scuba diving, skiing, hiking.

Connections

Married James Creighton Bradford, August 22, 1959. Children: Donald, Kathleen, Christopher.

father:
Karl Heinecke Scott

mother:
Myrtle Eileen (Ney) Scott

spouse:
James Creighton Bradford

child:
Kathleen Bradford

child:
Donald Bradford

child:
Christopher Bradford