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Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia Rylant’s gift for conveying the enchantment and beauty to be found in everyday life is seen in such award-winning books as Missing May, winner of the Newbery Medal; A Fine White Dust, a Newbery Honor Book; and The Relatives Came and When I Was Young in the Mountains, both Caldecott Honor Books. Books she’s written and illustrated include the much-beloved Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven.Cynthia Rylant grew up in West Virginia. She now lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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