Sara Latta

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General Information

Name: Sara Latta

Pen Name: None

Born: 1960 in Harper, Kansas

Website: www.saralatta.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sara.latta.7

Twitter: https://twitter.com/saralatta

Email: saralatta1@mac.com


Illinois Connection

Latta lived in Champaign, Illinois for over 20 years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sara Latta has a Master's degree in Immunology and began writing about science and medicine. In 2006, she took her writing a step further by earning a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, with an emphasis on Writing for Young People.

While living in Champaign, Illinois, she was an adjunct professor of English at Richland Community College in Decatur, and wrote a YA book recommendation column for the Champaign News-Gazette.

Latta currently resides in New York City.

Published Works

  • Allergies, Enslow, 1998
  • Food Poisoning and Foodborne Diseases, Enslow, 1999
  • Dealing With The Death of A Loved One, Chelsea House Publishers, 2002
  • What Happens In Winter, Enslow, 2006
  • What Happens In Spring, Enslow, 2006
  • What Happens In Summer, Enslow, 2006
  • What Happens In Fall,Enslow, 2006
  • Stella Brite And The Dark Matter Mystery, Charlesbridge, 2006
  • The Good, The Bad, The Slimey; The Secret Life of Microbes, Enslow, 2006
  • Lava Scientist: Careers on the Edge of Volcanoes, Enslow, 2009
  • Ice Scientist: Careers in the Frozen Antarctic, Enslow, 2009
  • Cybercrime: Data Trails Do Tell Tales, Enslow, 2011
  • Bones: Dead People Do Tell Tales, Enslow, 2011
  • DNA and Blood: Dead People Do Tell Tales, Enslow, 2011
  • Who Invented Basketball? James Naismith, Enslow, 2012
  • Who Fixed Babies' Hearts? Vivien Thomas, Enslow, 2012
  • Who Invented the Ferris Wheel? George Ferris, Enslow, 2012
  • Keep Out!: Invasive Species, Edge, 2013
  • Microwave Man: Percy Spencer and His Sizzling Invention, Enslow, 2014
  • The Woman Who Invented Windshield Wipers: Mary Anderson and Her Wonderful Invention, Enslow, 2014
  • Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias, Zest Books, 2014
  • Positive Reaction!: A Crash Course in Science, Capstone Press, 2014
  • Investigate Steroids and Performance Drugs, Enslow, 2014
  • Polar Scientists, Enslow, 2015
  • What You Can Do about Allergies, Enslow, 2015
  • All About Earth: Exploring the Planet with Science Projects, Capstone Press, 2015
  • Medical Serial Killers, Enslow, 2016

Titles at Your Library

Allergies (Diseases and People)

ISBN: 0766010481
Release Date: 1998-03

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Food Poisoning and Foodborne Diseases (Diseases and People)

ISBN: 0766011836
Release Date: 1999-08

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Dealing W/Loss of a Loved One (Focus on Family Matters)

ISBN: 0791069559
Release Date: 2002-08

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What Happens in Winter? (I Like the Seasons!)

ISBN: 0766024180
Release Date: 2006-03-01

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What Happens in Spring? (I Like the Seasons!)

ISBN: 0766024199
Release Date: 2006-04-01

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What Happens in Summer? (I Like the Seasons!)

ISBN: 0766024164
Release Date: 2006-05

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What Happens in Fall? (I Like the Seasons)

ISBN: 0766024172
Release Date: 2006-04-30

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Stella Brite and the Dark Matter Mystery

ISBN: 157091883X
Release Date: 2006-01-30

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The Good, the Bad, the Slimy: The Secret Life of Microbes (Prime)

ISBN: 0766012948
Release Date: 2006-12-01

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Lava Scientist: Careers on the Edge of Volcanoes (Wild Science Careers)

ISBN: 0766030490
Release Date: 2009-02-01

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Ice Scientist: Careers in the Frozen Antarctic (Wild Science Careers)

ISBN: 0766030482
Release Date: 2009-01-01

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Cybercrime: Data Trails Do Tell Tales (True Forensic Crime Stories (Paperback))

ISBN: 1598453610
Release Date: 2011-10-01

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Bones: Dead People Do Tell Tales (True Forensic Crime Stories (Library))

ISBN: 0766036693
Release Date: 2011-10-01

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DNA and Blood: Dead People Do Tell Tales (True Forensic Crime Stories (Paperback))

ISBN: 1598453629
Release Date: 2011-10-01

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Who Invented Basketball? James Naismith (I Like Inventors!)

ISBN: 1464401314
Release Date: 2012-07-01

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Who Fixed Babies' Hearts? Vivien Thomas (I Like Inventors!)

ISBN: 1464401306
Release Date: 2012-07-01

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Who Invented the Ferris Wheel? George Ferris (I Like Inventors!)

ISBN: 1464401322
Release Date: 2012-07-01

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Keep Out!: Invasive Species (Nature's Invaders)

ISBN: 1476501408
Release Date: 2013-07-01

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Microwave Man: Percy Spencer and His Sizzling Invention (Inventors at Work!)

ISBN: 1464403457
Release Date: 2014-01-01

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The Woman Who Invented Windshield Wipers: Mary Anderson and Her Wonderful Invention (Inventors at Work!)

ISBN: 146440349X
Release Date: 2014-01-01

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Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias

ISBN: 1936976498
Release Date: 2014-02-04

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Positive Reaction!: A Crash Course in Science

ISBN: 1491407808
Release Date: 2014-08-01

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Investigate Steroids and Performance Drugs (Investigate Drugs)

ISBN: 1464404232
Release Date: 2014-09-01

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Polar Scientists (Extreme Science Careers)

ISBN: 0766069664
Release Date: 2015-08-01

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What You Can Do about Allergies (Contemporary Diseases and Disorders)

ISBN: 0766070301
Release Date: 2015-08-01

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All About Earth: Exploring the Planet with Science Projects (Discover Earth Science)

ISBN: 1491448148
Release Date: 2015-08-01

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Medical Serial Killers (Psychology of Serial Killers)

ISBN: 0766072967
Release Date: 2016-01-15

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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