Search - List of Books by Margaret Hodges

Margaret "Peggy" Hodges (July 26, 1911–December 13, 2005) was an American writer of books for children.

She was born Sarah Margaret Moore in Indianapolis, Indiana to Arthur Carlisle and Annie Marie Moore. She enrolled at Tudor Hall, a college preparatory school for girls. A 1932 graduate of Vassar College, she arrived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her husband Fletcher Hodges Jr. when in 1937 he became curator at the Stephen Foster Memorial. She trained as a librarian at Carnegie Institute of Technology, now Carnegie Mellon University, under Elizabeth Nesbitt, and she volunteered as a storyteller at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Beginning in 1958 with One Little Drum, she wrote and published more than 40 books. She also wrote the book John F. Kennedy Voice of Hope. In the 1960s she did a storytelling segment for Fred Rogers' children's television show at WQED.

Her 1985 book Saint George and the Dragon, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, won the Caldecott Medal of the American Library Association. What's for Lunch, Charley? and Merlin and the Making of the King are two of her other well-known works.

She was a professor of library science at the University of Pittsburgh, where she retired in 1976.

Hodges died of heart disease December 13, 2005 at her home in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. She suffered from Parkinson's disease.

She wrote her stories on a notepad or a typewriter. "I need good ideas, and they don't come out of machines," she once said.
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Total Books: 67
Saint George and the Dragon
2009 - Saint George and the Dragon (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781442004238
ISBN-10: 1442004231
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Dick Whittington And His Cat
2006 - Dick Whittington and His Cat (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780823419876
ISBN-10: 0823419878
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 2

Moses
2006 - Moses (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780152009465
ISBN-10: 0152009469
Genres: Children's Books, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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Merlin and the Making of the King
2004 - Merlin and the Making of the King (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780823416479
ISBN-10: 082341647X
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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2003 - Wave (Other)
The Legend of Saint Christopher
2002 - The Legend of Saint Christopher (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780802850775
ISBN-10: 0802850774
Genre: Children's Books
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The Boy Who Drew Cats
2002 - The Boy Who Drew Cats (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780823415946
ISBN-10: 0823415945
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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The True Tale of Johnny Appleseed
1999 - The True Tale of Johnny Appleseed (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780823415090
ISBN-10: 0823415090
Genre: Children's Books
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Up the Chimney
1998 - Up the Chimney (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780823413546
ISBN-10: 0823413543
Genres: Children's Books, Nonfiction
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The Wave
1997 - The Wave (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780153075315
ISBN-10: 0153075317
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Saint Patrick and the Peddler
1997 - Saint Patrick and the Peddler [Orchard Paperbacks] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780531070895
ISBN-10: 0531070891
Genre: Children's Books
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Gulliver in Lilliput
1997 - Gulliver in Lilliput (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780823413034
ISBN-10: 0823413039
Genre: Children's Books
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Molly Limbo
1996 - Molly Limbo (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780689805813
ISBN-10: 0689805810
Genres: Children's Books, Nonfiction
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Comus
1996 - Comus (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780823411467
ISBN-10: 082341146X
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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The Hero of Bremen
1996 - The Hero of Bremen (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780823412365
ISBN-10: 0823412369
Genre: Children's Books
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HIDDEN IN SAND
1994 - Hidden in Sand (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780684195599
ISBN-10: 0684195593
Genre: Children's Books
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Saint Patrick and the Peddler
1993 - Saint Patrick and the Peddler (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780439282611
ISBN-10: 0439282616
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Making a Difference The Story of an American Family
1992 - Making a Difference the Story of an American Family (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780688117801
ISBN-10: 0688117805
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The GOLDEN DEER
1992 - The Golden Deer (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780684192185
ISBN-10: 0684192187
Genres: Children's Books, Religion & Spirituality
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Brother Francis and the Friendly Beasts
St Jerome and the Lion
1991 - St Jerome and the Lion (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780531059388
ISBN-10: 0531059383
Genres: Children's Books, Christian Books & Bibles
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Buried Moon
1990 - Buried Moon (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780316367936
ISBN-10: 0316367931
Genre: Children's Books
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Lady Queen Anne [Ariel Book] (Hardcover)