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Mary Bard

Like Co Co in Best Friends, Mary Bard moved frequently as a child due to her father's job. She attended kindergarten in Mexico City, first grade in New York, and second grade in Colorado. Later, she went to college at the University of Washington in Seattle, and she eventually settled with her family in the Seattle area. Best Friends is the first of three novels about Suzie and Co Co, which were published through the 1950s and 60s. Bard also wrote three autobiographical works for adults: Just...See more