Lois Duncan Quotes
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Lois Duncan Steinmetz, Summer of Fear, and the controversial Killing Mr. Griffin, have been adapted into films.
In addition to her novels and children's books, Duncan published several collections of poetry and non-fiction, including Who Killed My Daughter?, which detailed the 1989 unsolved murder of Duncan's teenage daughter, Kaitlyn. She received the 1992 Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association for her contribution to writing for teens. After her daughter's murder, Duncan would distance herself from the thriller and horror genres, shifting her focus to picture books and novels aimed for young children. Her last published work, a sequel to Who Killed My Daughter? titled One to the Wolves, was published in 2013.