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Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Patent in Hawaii, 2007
Patent in Hawaii, 2007
Born Dorothy Hinshaw
April 30, 1940 (1940-04-30) (age 80)
Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Occupation Writer and educator
Nationality American
Education BA in biological sciences, Ph.D. in zoology
Alma mater Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley
Genre Children's nonfiction
Subject Nature
Notable awards Washington Post/Children's Book Guild 2004 Nonfiction Award
Spouse Greg Patent

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent (born April 30, 1940) is a teacher and author of over 100 children's nonfiction books. She lives in Missoula, Montana.

Awards

She has received numerous awards for her writing. "In 1987, she received the Eva L. Gordon Award from the American Nature Study Society in recognition of her outstanding contribution to science literature for young readers." She received the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild 2004 Nonfiction Award.

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