Aug 12, 1889. Educator and originator of the Dick and Jane readers used for many years in American schools, Sharp collaborated with illustrator Eleanor B. Campbell and others to create the texts while a reading consultant for Scott Foresman. She selected easy-to-read words and patterned the plots from childrens interests. Born at Hillisburg, IN, she diedJune 17, 1981, at Frankfort, IN.
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