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Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lori Hile  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: Birmingham, Michigan

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Lori lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lori received a two-year graduate certificate in Creative Nonfiction Writing from the University of Chicago, where she was a finalist for the Student Writing Prize. She studied at the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University, graduating summa cum laude with a B.A. in English Literature and Philosophy and a minor in Religious Studies.After spending 15 years as an events, PR, and marketing manager for a major multimedia retailer she turned that experience into a successful writing career.


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Titles At Your Library

Social Networks and Blogs (Mastering Media)
ISBN: 141093845X

Raintree. 2010

Blogs, social networks, wikis, videos--user-generated content on the Web has became an influential media source. Get involved, but protect yourself!

Surviving Extreme Sports (Extreme Survival)
ISBN: 1410939685

Raintree. 2011

A fun look at some of the wildest sports around and the amazing tricks and feats these athletes are able to survive.

Animal Survival (Extreme Survival)
ISBN: 1410939731

Raintree. 2011

Read the amazing and inspiring stories of some dogs, cats, elephants, geese, and other animalsYoull be surprised at what your lazy cat or dog might be capable of!

Getting Ahead: Drugs, Technology, and Competitive Advantage (Ethics of Sports)
ISBN: 1432959786

Heinemann-Raintree. 2012

Getting Ahead: Drugs, Technology, and Competitive Advantage explores the drive that pushes athletes to be the strongest, fastest, and best. How has developing technology helped athletes gain an edge? Has advanced technology in sports helped athletes to better reach their potential, or has it harmed sports? What are the ethical debates surrounding legal and illegal drugs such as steroids? Exciting and varied case studies are used throughout this book to illustrate issues and concepts.

Bullying (Teen Issues)
ISBN: 1432965395

Heinemann-Raintree. 2012

Imagine walking around with a knot in your stomach, each day, every day. That's how many victims of bullying feel. Others suffer more - and take their own lives. So is bullying normal? This book shows how to understand and deal with the bullying that occurs everyday in streets, schools, and the digital world, exploding some myths along the way.

Gangs (Teen Issues)
ISBN: 1432965409

Heinemann. 2012

Is it ever worth joining a gang? Do they provide protection or bring trouble to a neighborhood? This book looks at gang culture, asks what the gangs are trying to achieve, and shows how they treat their members and the wider community - exploding some myths along the way.

The Loch Ness Monster (Solving Mysteries With Science)
ISBN: 1410949923

Raintree. 2013

For hundreds of years, people have reported stories of something strange lurking in Loch Ness in Scotland. Are any of these stories true? If so, what could the monster possibly be? Can science solve the mystery of the Loch Ness monster? Using the scientific method and other information, this book aims to find out!

Mermaids (Solving Mysteries With Science)
ISBN: 141094994X

Raintree. 2013

Tales of mysterious and alluring mermaids have been told for thousands of years. Are they all just myths and legends, or could some of these stories be true? Using the scientific method and available information, this book attempts to find out!