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Margaret Wise Brown '28

Margaret Wise Brown '28 was a best-selling American children's book author. Brown's most notable books include: Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and Big Red Barn.
Margaret Wise Brown '28 was a best-selling American children's book author. Brown wrote many books throughout her life, but her most notable books include: Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and Big Red Barn. Her books have been translated into several languages. Brown's fondness for animals can be seen in her stories, as well as her ear for rhythm and rhyme.

After Dana, Brown graduated from Hollins College and the Bank Street College of Education. Brown passed away on November 13, 1952 in France at the age of 42.
For more information on Brown or her children's books, please visit her website.
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    "I love playing basketball at Dana. Our team is really like a family, and we’ve grown so much over the three years I’ve been on the team. My freshman year I never would have thought that we would be able to win the EIL league, but this past winter we did! What makes the team so great is how we look out for each other on and off the court. My teammates are my biggest supporters and it’s always great when we get to welcome new members onto the team. I can’t wait to be captain next year."
    -Stephanie '18