By, Payton Smith
• John Steinbeck was born February 27th 1902 in Salinas
  Valley, California.
• Steinbeck graduated from Salinas High Scho...
• He spent a few years in New York but he couldn’t get any of his
  writing published so he moved back to California.
• So...
John Steinbecks first book (Cup of Gold) was published in 1929.
•
    In 1937 Of Mice and Men was published
•
    In 1939 ...
• 1940 - Pulitzer Prize Fiction Award (The Grapes of Wrath)
• 1962 - Nobel Prize for Literature
• In his life John Steinbeck had 25 books published.
• 17 of his books went on to become movies including, The Grapes of
 ...
• Today John Steinbeck’s books can
  be found around the world.
• On December 5th 2007 John
  Steinbeck was inducted into ...
• http://www.steinbeck.org/Bio.html

• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Steinbeck
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  1. 1. By, Payton Smith
  2. 2. • John Steinbeck was born February 27th 1902 in Salinas Valley, California. • Steinbeck graduated from Salinas High School in 1919. • He attended Stanford University in 1920 and graduated in 1925. • After graduating he moved to New York to further his writing career.
  3. 3. • He spent a few years in New York but he couldn’t get any of his writing published so he moved back to California. • Soon after he moved back to California he had his first book published. • In 1930 Steinbeck married Carol Henning. • He continued writing until he died on December 20th 1968.
  4. 4. John Steinbecks first book (Cup of Gold) was published in 1929. • In 1937 Of Mice and Men was published • In 1939 The Grapes of Wrath was published • In 1943 The Pearl was published. •
  5. 5. • 1940 - Pulitzer Prize Fiction Award (The Grapes of Wrath) • 1962 - Nobel Prize for Literature
  6. 6. • In his life John Steinbeck had 25 books published. • 17 of his books went on to become movies including, The Grapes of Wrath, Canary Row, Of Mice and Men, The Pearl, and East of Eden. • In September 1964, Steinbeck was awarded the United States Medal of Freedom • In 1979, the United States Postal Service issued a stamp featuring Steinbeck.
  7. 7. • Today John Steinbeck’s books can be found around the world. • On December 5th 2007 John Steinbeck was inducted into the California Hall of Fame. • John Steinbeck is still regarded as one of the best American writers who ever lived.
  8. 8. • http://www.steinbeck.org/Bio.html • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Steinbeck

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