As per our current Database, Virginia Sorensen has been died on Dec 24, 1991 (age 79).
When Virginia Sorensen die, Virginia Sorensen was 79 years old.
|Popular As||Virginia Sorensen|
|Age||79 years old|
|Born||February 17, 1912 (Utah)|
Virginia Sorensen’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Virginia Sorensen was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
An American fiction Writer, she is best known for Miracles on Maple Hill, which won the 1957 Newbery Medal. Her other works for children include Curious Missie, Plain Girl, and Lotte's Locket.
She grew up in Utah and lived for a time in Eerie, Pennsylvania.
She received two Guggenheim Fellowships: one to study Mexican Indian tribes, and one to study in Denmark.
Her first husband, Frederick C. Sorensen, was a professor at Indiana State University. She later married Alec Waugh.
She and Karen Hesse both won the Newbery Medal.