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The View from Saturday

The View from Saturday


by E. L. Konigsburg

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Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Konigsburg's favorite piece of advice: "Before you can be anything, you have to be yourself. That's the hardest thing to find." (Source.)

Konigsburg is the only author ever to double down on Newbery Awards in a single year (1968). (Source.)

While teaching at a girls' school, Konigsburg realized that she was "more interested in what was going on inside them than what was going on inside the test tubes." (Source.)

Konigsburg majored in chemistry and almost went on to earn a graduate degree. (Source.)

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