MILTON, HILARY H., 1920-2002


Writer; editor. Born– Jasper, Ala., April 2, 1920. Parents– Hilary Herbert and Erline (Moore) Milton. Married–Marietta Barber (died 1950). Married– Patty Sanders, September 26, 1952. Children– Two. Education– Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1938; Birmingham Southern College, 1939-1940; University of Alabama, A.B., 1948; M.A.,  1949.  U.S. Air Force, 1942-1945.  Taught, University of Alabama, 1948-1951; civilian specialist, Montgomery, 1951-1952; information specialist, St. Louis, 1952-1955; editorial director, 1955-1956; speech writer, Washington, D.C., 1956-1962; report writer, NASA, Washington, 1962-1970; researcher and writer, 1970-1971; writer-in-residence, Samford University, 1971-1784. Alabama Academy of Distinguished Authors; National Council of the Social Sciences Children’s Book Council Most Notable Book, 1976; Alabama Library Association Juvenile Book of the Year, 1983. Died December 26, 2002.


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Blind Flight. New York; F. Watts, 1980.

The Brats and Mr. Jack. New York; Beaufort Books, 1980.

Craven House Horrors. New York; Wanderer Books, 1982.

Dungeon Demons. New York; Wanderer Books, 1985.

Dognappers. New York; Wanderer Books, 1982.

Escape From High Doom. New York; Wanderer Books, 1984.

Emergency! 10-33 on Channel 11! New York; F. Watts, 1977.

Fun House Horrors. New York; Wanderer Books, 1984.

The Gitaway Box. Washington, D.C.; R. B. Luce, 1968.

The House of God and Minnie May. Washington, D.C.; R. B. Luce, 1969.

The Longest Highway. Elgin, Ill.; David C. Cook, 1979.

Mayday! Mayday! New York; F. Watts, 1979.

Museum of the Living Dead. New York; Wanderer Books, 1985.

Nightmare Store. New York; Wanderer Books, 1952.

November Wheels. New York; Abelard, 1976.

Nowhere to Run. New York; F. Watts, 1978.

Shutterbugs and Car Thieves. New York; Wanderer Books, 1980.

Space Age Terror! New York; Wanderer Books, 1983.

Steps to Better Writing. New York; Spartan Books, 1962.

The Tipple Bell. Washington, D.C.; R. B. Luce, 1970.

Tornado. New York; F. Watts, 1983.

Two From the Dead. Boston; Houghton, 1983.