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Eloise Jarvis McGraw (December 9, 1915 - November 30, 2000) was an author of children's books and young adult novels. She also wrote an adult novel called Pharaoh. She was awarded the Newbery Medal three times in three different decades, for her novels Moccasin Trail (1952), The Golden Goblet (1962), and The Moorchild (1997). A Really Weird Summer (1977) won an Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery from the Mystery Writers of America. McGraw had a very strong interest in history, and among the many books she wrote for children are Greensleeves, The Seventeenth Swap, and Mara, Daughter of the Nile.

McGraw also contributed to the Oz series started by L. Frank Baum; working with her daughter, graphic artist and librarian Lauren Lynn McGraw (Wagner), she wrote Merry Go Round in Oz (the last of the Oz books issued by Baum's publisher) and The Forbidden Fountain of Oz. The actual writing of the books was done entirely by Eloise; Lauren made story contributions significant enough for Eloise to assign her co-authorship credit. McGraw's The Rundelstone of Oz was published in 2000 without a credit to her daughter.

Gina Wickwar credited McGraw with help in the editing of her book The Hidden Prince of Oz (2000).

She lived for many years in Portland, Oregon before dying in late 2000 of "complications of cancer."

McGraw was married to William Corbin McGraw, who died in 1999. They had two children, Peter and Lauren.
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Total Books: 24
Wizard of Oz
2008 - Wizard of Oz [Aladdin Classics] (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439528082
ISBN-10: 143952808X

The Moorchild
2007 - The Moorchild (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781416948193
ISBN-10: 1416948198
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

The Rundelstone of Oz
2001 - The Rundelstone of Oz (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781929527045
ISBN-10: 1929527047
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 0.5/5 Stars.

Ozstory 6
2000 - Ozstory 6 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781929527021
ISBN-10: 1929527020
Genre: Children's Books

The Seventeeth Swap
1996 - The Seventeeth Swap (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781887840101
ISBN-10: 1887840109
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.

Moccasin Trail
1992 - Moccasin Trail (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590445511
ISBN-10: 0590445510
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

The Striped Ships
1991 - The Striped Ships (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780689505324
ISBN-10: 0689505329
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

The Trouble with Jacob
1988 - The Trouble with Jacob (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780689504471
ISBN-10: 0689504470
Genre: Children's Books

The Seventeenth Swap
1987 - The Seventeenth Swap (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780816710508
ISBN-10: 0816710503
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

The Moorchild Teacher's Edition
The Moorchild Teacher's Edition (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780689005152
ISBN-10: 0689005156
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Hideaway (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780689502842
ISBN-10: 0689502842

The Golden Goblet
The Golden Goblet [Puffin Newbery Library] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780780734296
ISBN-10: 0780734297
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Ozstory 4
Ozstory 4 [Oz-Story] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780964498877
ISBN-10: 0964498871
Genre: Children's Books