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E.B. White

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FC: E.B. White | E.B. WHite | By: Nevin Campin

1: White was born on July 11, 1899. | White died on October 1st, 1985

2: E.B. White wrote a total of four books and a lot of poems. | White served in the Army before he wen t to college.

3: White graduated from Cornell University in 1921. | While he was there he wrote for the Cornell Daily Sun.

4: When he was working for the newspaper at Cornell, people started calling him "Andy". | In 1957 his family moved from New York City to North Brooklin, Maine.

5: White grew up in a not so wealthy family. Mad The New York Magazine.

6: His Mother and Father's names were Jessie Hart and Samuel Tilly White.

7: After college White was offered a job at Minnesota University, but turned it down to become an author.

8: White grew up in Mt. Vernon, New York and attended public schools there.

9: The "E.B." in E.B. White stands for Elwyn Brooks.

10: White's most famous books were Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little.

11: He wrote a coloumn for Harper's Magazine from 1938-1943. In 1945 he began writing his own tales.

12: Worked for the New York magazine after working for the Seattle Times.

13: White had 2 brothers and 3 sisters. He has one son, and 3 grandchildren. He married Katherine Sergeant White.

14: Charlotte's Web Stuart Little Element of Style The Trumpet of the Swan

15: Charlotte's Web On a sunny farm one day a baby pig was born.

16: Fern's dad wanted to kill it because it was so small. But Fern said, "No!"

17: Then when Wilbur, the little pig, is all grown up they take him to the state fair. That's where Charlotte, the spider, makes a magnificent web that says, "Humble".

18: Everybody is amazed and loves the pig, but if you want to find out how it ends you'll have to read it yourself.

19: "This presentation contains copyrighted material used under the educational fair use exemption to U.S. Copyright Law." (Simpson, 70)

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