Newbery Award Winning Author Paula Fox Dies:
Paula Fox died at age 93 on March 1, 2017 in Brooklyn. She wrote many books for adults, including Desperate Characters (1970) and her memoir Borrowed Finery (2001). In 1974, she was awarded the Newbery Medal for The Slave Dancer, a historical novel about the slave trade. In 1985, she received a Newbery Honor for One-Eyed Cat.