Milton Meltzer Biography

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As a nonfiction children's author, Milton Meltzer single-mindedly focuses upon the explication of lives devoted to the continuing struggle for human rights and social reform, effectively portraying the plights of downtrodden people oppressed by the results of acts perpetrated by man for political and economic gain.

Though best known for his histories and biographies, Meltzer has held a variety of positions within the publishing industry as both author and editor. He has been associated in editorial capacities with Science and Medicine Publishing Company, Crowell, Doubleday, and Scholastic Book Services and was the founder and editor-in-chief of the Pediatric Herald. He has also written for radio, television, and documentary films. Meltzer, who is married to Hilda Balinky and has two daughters, attended Columbia University from 1932 to 1936. He has received many distinguished awards throughout his career, such as the Washington Post-Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award in 1981 and the Thomas...

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