Journalist. Born– December 14, 1924, in Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Earl Watson and Elizabeth (Roberts) Wood. Married– Martin O. Waldron, October 18, 1947. Children– Four. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1945; Princeton University, graduate study. Reporter, Atlanta Constitution, 1945-1947; feature writer/reporter, Tampa Tribune, 1957-1960; weekly columnist and correspondent, St. Petersburg Times, 1960-1965; book editor, Houston Chronicle, 1970-1975. Public relations representative, Princeton University, 1975-89. Published book reviews and articles in Publishers Weekly, Nation and Science Digest. Awarded Notable Book Citation from American Library Association; Best Book Citation from Child Study Association; Notable Book for Social Studies Citation from Children’s Book Council. Died July 2, 2010.
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The Blueberry Collection. New York; Dutton, 1981.
Claude Monet. New York; Abrams, 1991.
Close Connections, Caroline Gordon and the Southern Renaissance. New York; Putnam, 1987.
The French Detection. New York; Dutton, 1979.
The House on Pendleton Block. New York; Hastings House, 1975.
The Integration of Mary Larking Thornhill. New York; Dutton, 1975.
The Luckie Star. New York; Dutton, 1977.
Scaredy Cat. New York; Dutton, 1978.
True or False?; Amazing Art Forgeries. New York; Hastings House, 1983.
Your Florida Government. Tallahassee University of Florida Presses, 1965.