Nancy Garfield Woodbridge

Occupation: Author, children’s books
Born: New York City
Education:
BA in Lit., Bennington College, 1955
MS in Education, Hofstra University, 1972
Postgrad., Hofstra University, 1973
Certification:
Cert. teacher K-8, English 7-9 New York
Career:
Children’s author, 2000—
Director, Special Projects, Girl Scouts of the USA, New York City, 1973—2000
Research Associate to Vice President and Editor, New York Institute of Tech., Westbury, New York, 1972—1973
Vice President, Information Retrieval Systems, Great Neck, New York, 1958—1972
Editor-in-Chief, The Gifted Child Magazine, New York City, 1957—1958
Picture Editor, Forbes Magazine, New York City, 1955—1956
Editorial Assistant, Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, New York City, 1952—1955
Career Related:
Speaker, VP’s Task Force on Youth Employment, Little Rock, 1979; Gov.’s Conference on Juvenile Justice, Baton Rouge; Presenter, Education Commission for the States, Denver, 1979
Creative Works:
Author: The Tuesday Elephant, 1968, The Dancing Monkey, 1970, Juvenile Justice, 1981, Poems in Exile, 2012, A Bouquet of Fairy Tales, 2012, Hilary and the Secret Skulls, 2012, Journey, 2012, If I Had $ 1500 I Would Clean My Karma, 2012, Stories from Around the World, 2012, More Stories from Around the World, 2012, Arctic Butterfly, 2015, The Islanders, 2015, Suns of Darkness, 2017; Contributor, articles to professional journals and magazines
Awards:
Recipient, Dr. John C. Sevier Award for Service to Youth with Disabilities, YMCA of the USA, 1989; Scholarship, Breadloaf Writers Conference, Vermont, 1967
Civic:
Vol. Kennedy Kenya Airlift Program, New York City, 1962, Biafran Refugee Campaign, NY-London, 1967; Fundraiser, Sara’s Center Very Special Arts Festival, Long Island to Washington, DC
Memberships:
Mem.: Academy Am. Poets, The Author’s Guild, Milford Fine Arts Council, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
Hobbies and Special Interests:
Travel, reading, opera, painting, photography, sociology, biography, poetry
Family:
Daughter of Solomon and Betty Silbowitz; Married George Charles Woodbridge, April 20, 1980; children from previous marriage: Maurice, Joshua.
Biography Source(s):
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the World
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2008, 25th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the World – 2005, 22nd Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who of American Women
Who’s Who of American Women – 2010-2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2008-2009, 27th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2007, 26th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2006-2007, 25th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2004-2005, 24th Edition (pub. 2004)

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