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Where does Phyllis Reynolds Naylor live now?

Where does Phyllis Reynolds Naylor live now?

She lives with her husband (and first draft reader) Rex, in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

How old is Phyllis Reynolds Naylor now?

88 years (January 4, 1933)
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor/Age

Why did Phyllis Reynolds Naylor become a writer?

What inspired you to become a writer? Probably the fact that my parents read aloud to us each night until we were almost teens. It was just something my family did. Dad and Mom read with great drama, and I especially loved Dad’s reading of Mark Twain’s books.

Where did Phyllis Reynolds Naylor go to school?

American University
Joliet Central High SchoolJoliet junior college
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor/Education

Where is Phyllis Reynolds Naylor?

Anderson, Indiana, United States
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor/Place of birth

What genre is Shiloh?

Children’s literatureFiction

Does Phyllis Reynolds Naylor still write books?

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (born January 4, 1933) is an American writer best known for children’s and young adult fiction….

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Period 1965–present
Notable awards Newbery Medal 1992

What are Phyllis Reynolds Naylor hobbies?

They read the Bible storybook, Grimm’s fairy tales, Alice in Wonderland, all of Mark Twain’s books, The Wind in the Willows, and others. During elementary school, Naylor’s favorite hobby was to “write” her own books, and by the time she was 16 years old, her first story was published in a church magazine.

What awards did Phyllis Reynolds Naylor win?

John Newbery Medal
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book AwardAnne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ LiteratureEdgar Award for Best JuvenileGolden Kite Award for Nonfiction
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor/Awards
She has won two prestigious awards, the Edgar Allan Poe Award, received from the Mystery Writers of America in 1985 for Night Cry (1984), and the John Newbery Medal for Shiloh (1991). Naylor does not have a problem coming up with ideas for her books; instead, other story ideas sometimes interfere with her writing.

What level is Shiloh?

Shiloh (The Shiloh Quartet)

Interest Level Reading Level Word Count
Grades 4 – 7 Grades 4 – 7 29617

What is the summary of Shiloh?

The book Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor is about Marty Preston and his willingness to, in a sense, serve an abused dog. The dog is named Shiloh after he runs away to young Marty, after being abused by Judd Travers. He keeps the dog in secret for fear of being caught by his family or Judd.

What is the reading level of Old Yeller?

Trinity University recommends the book for the fourth grade, while the publisher lists it for fifth grade and up, and Scholastic says it is best for readers in sixth through eighth grade.