Jean Little was born in Tawain of Canadian parents. She moved to Canada as a young child and went to school here first attending a special school because of her extremely weak eyes, and then later attending regular public schools. She eventually became a teacher and an author of children's books. Her first book was about a ten-year-old girl who suffers from cerebral palsy. She has also written books about a child with ADHD, the baby of a family, and a blind girl. She has a gift for writing from a child's perspective with honesty and humour. Her work shines with joy, pain, and compassion.
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About.com: Spotlight on Jean Little
A brief look at the author's life and comments on some of her books, particularly the reviewers 2 favorites, "Hey World, Here I Am!" and "From Anna."
The Green & White
The School newspaper of Saint Vincent's Elementary School's special Jean Little edition. Features some of Jean Little's writing and student projects based upon a study of Jean Little.
A summary of her life story and some book reviews, with a blog and slide show.
Jean Little's Visit
A student reports on the author's visit to her school.
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