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Margaret Moore Hodges, American writer, educator. Member American Library Association (Newbery-Caldecott committee 1960), Pennsylvania Library Association, American Association Library Schools, Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Zonta International, Distinguished Daughters Pennsylvania.

Background

Hodges, Margaret Moore was born on July 26, 1911 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Arthur Carlisle and Anna Marie (Mason) Moore.

Education

AB with honors, Vassar College, 1932. Master of Library Science. Carnegie Library. Staff scholar, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1958.

Career

Lecturer University Pittsburgh Graduate School Library and Information Services, 1964-1968, assistant professor, 1968-1972, associate professor, 1972-1975, professor, 1975-1977, professor emeritus, 1977–2005.

Achievements

  • Her 1985 book Saint George and the Dragon, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, won the Caldecott Medal of the American Library Association.

Works

Membership

Member American Library Association (Newbery-Caldecott committee 1960), Pennsylvania Library Association, American Association Library Schools, Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, Zonta International, Distinguished Daughters Pennsylvania.

Connections

Daughter of Arthur Carlisle and Anna Marie (Mason) Moore. M. Fletcher Hodges, Junior, September 10, 1932. Children: Fletcher III, Arthur Carlisle, John Andrews.

father:
Arthur Carlisle Moore

mother:
Anna Marie (Mason) Moore

spouse:
Fletcher Hodges

children:
Fletcher III Hodges

John Andrews Hodges

Arthur Carlisle Hodges