Entry updated 25 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(1953- ) US author, usually for a Young Adult audience; her two sf novels for this market are Star Hatchling (1995), in which two young persons discover a lost Alien adolescent, though expectations are soon reversed, for the alien is a human, the planet she is lost on is not Earth, and her young rescuers are not human; and Spacer and Rat (2005), in which young Jack, who is a Spacer born, must decide whether or not to help an Earth girl rescue her Robot from a repressive government. [JC]
Margaret Eleanor Bechard
born Chico, California: 3 August 1953
- Star Hatchling (New York: Viking, 1995) [hb/Broeck Steadman]
- Spacer and Rat (Brookfield, Connecticut: Roaring Brook, 2005) [hb/]
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