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About Laura Woollett

Laura A. Woollett is a Senior Editor at Curriculum Associates. In the evenings, she writes for children and young adults. Her book, Big Top Burning: The True Story of an Arsonist, a Missing Girl, and The Greatest Show on Earth (Chicago Review Press, 2015), a nonfiction account of the 1944 Hartford circus fire, was the winner of the International Literacy Association’s award for intermediate nonfiction and a Eureka! Honor from the California Reading Association. Laura has a master’s degree in children’s literature from Simmons University and is a long-time member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and The Writer’s Loft writing community in Sherborn, MA.

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