Jon Scieszka, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Jon Scieszka

children's writer and reading advocate from the United States

Date of Birth: 08-Sep-1954

Place of Birth: Flint, Michigan, United States

Profession: writer, teacher, children's writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Jon Scieszka

  • Jon Scieszka ( SHESH-k?: which phonetically resembles sciezka, the Polish word for "path") (born September 8, 1954) is an American children's writer, best known for picture books created with the illustrator Lane Smith.
  • He is also a nationally recognized reading advocate, and the founder of Guys Read – a web-based literacy program for boys whose mission is "to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers."Scieszka was the first U.S.
  • National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, appointed by the Librarian of Congress for calendar years 2008 and 2009.His Time Warp Trio series, which teaches kids history, has been adapted into a television show.

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