'Choose Your Own Adventure' Father R.A. Montgomery Dies
"Choose Your Own Adventure" founder R.A. Montgomery developed the books to make reading more interactive. He died this week at age 78.By Bram Sable-Smith | November 14, 2014
The founder of the popular "Choose Your Own Adventure" children's books series has died. R.A. Montgomery was 78.
The books' publishing company announced Montgomery's death Thursday night, but did not specify a cause.
The editor held various positions after graduating from Williams College in 1958. He encouraged teachers to use the Wall Street Journal in their curriculum, and later became Assistant Dean of Faculty at Columbia University.