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Maureen Daly (March 15, 1921 - September 25, 2006), was an American author best known for her novelSeventeenth Summer (1942), one of the first to target a teenage audience.

She was born in County Tyrone, Ulster, Ireland in 1921 and grew up in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.Daly won an O. Henry Award for her short story, Sixteen, while still at high school. Seventeenth Summer was written before she turned twenty. By 1982, it had gone into 45 hardback editions.

She was one of what Time Magazine referred to as "the celebrated Daly sisters," four sisters who were known for their writing and work in, journalism, fashion and advertising. In 1947 she married mystery and crime thriller writer William P. McGivern. They co-wrote “Mention My Name in Mombasa; the Unscheduled Adventures of an American Family Abroad,” which covered their times and adventures living oversees, including Africa, Torremolinos, Spain and Dublin and a visit to her birthplace, Castlecaulfield.

Daly also worked as a journalist on papers and magazines including the Chicago Tribune, Ladies' Home Journal and The Saturday Evening Post. She later wrote a food column in the Palm Springs Desert Sun. She was awarded the American Freedom Foundation Medal in 1952.

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Total Books: 24
Seventeenth Summer
2010 - Seventeenth Summer (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781416994633
ISBN-10: 1416994637
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.

Early Years Management in Practice
2004 - Early Years Management in Practice (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780435401405
ISBN-10: 0435401408
Genre: Nonfiction

The Small War of Sergeant Donkey
2000 - The Small War of Sergeant Donkey [Living History Library] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781883937478
ISBN-10: 1883937477
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

First a Dream
1991 - First a Dream (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780590408479
ISBN-10: 059040847X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Acts of Love
1989 - Acts of Love [Horizons] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780330308915
ISBN-10: 0330308912
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

Seventeenth Summer
1968 - Seventeenth Summer (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780671619312
ISBN-10: 0671619314
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

Seventeenth Summer
1967 - Seventeenth Summer (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780590025546
ISBN-10: 0590025546
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

The Ginger Horse
1964 - The Ginger Horse (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780396050438
ISBN-10: 0396050433
Genre: Children's Books

17th Summer
1942 - 17th Summer (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780396023227
ISBN-10: 0396023223

First a Dream
First a Dream (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780590408462
ISBN-10: 0590408461