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Patricia Grace Lauber, American Writer. Recipient award for Overall Contribution to Children's Literature, Washington Post/Children's Book Guild, 1983, Eva L. Gordon award American Nature Study Society, 1988, Literature award Center Missouri State University, 1989, Lifetime Achievement commendation National Forum on Children's Science Books, Carnegie-Mellon U.,1992, alumnae achievement award Wellesley College, 1998.


Lauber, Patricia Grace was born on February 5, 1924 in New York City. Daughter of Hubert Crow and Florence (Walker) Lauber.


Bachelor, Wellesley College, 1945.


Research, writer, Look Magazine Book Department, New York City, 1945-1946;staff writer, Scholastic Magazines, New York City, 1946-1948;editor, Scholastic Magazines, New York City, 1948-1954;freelance editor, Scholastic Magazines, New York City, 1954-1956;freelance editor, Challenge Books, Coward-McCann, New York City, 1955-1959;founding editor, editor-in-chief, Science World, Street & Smith, New York City, 1956-1959;chief editor, Science and Mathematics, The New Book of Knowledge, Grolier, New York City, 1961-1967;freelance editor, Good Earth Books, Garrard, Scarsdale, New York, 1973-1979;freelance editor. Consultant editor Science American Books, New York City, 1977-1980. Consultant National Science Resources Center, NAS-Smithsonian Institution, 1992-1994.



Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, The Authors Guild, Society Children's Book Writers.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, music, hiking, travel, sailing.


Married Russell Frost III, April 11, 1981.

Hubert Crow Lauber

Florence (Walker) Lauber

Russell Frost III