Marguerite deAngeli Collection

Lapeer District Library


Marguerite deAngeli - Her Life

Marguerite deAngeli, Lapeer's Native Author/Illustrator

Born in Lapeer, Michigan, Marguerite Lofft deAngeli is one of the best know and highly regarded author/illustrators in American children's literature. Winner of the Newbery Medal in 1949 for Door in the Wall, and a member of the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, Mrs. deAngeli always remembered where she came from.....Lapeer, Michigan. Lapeer honored her by renaming the Library in her honor on Aug 22nd, 1981.


Chronology of her life

Awards and Recognitions

A Brief Tour of Lapeer, Michigan


Butter at the Old Price, Marguerite deAngeli

Michigan's Marguerite deAngeli, William Anderson


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