Individual Author Record
Name: Marva CollinsPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: Monroeville, Alabama Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMarva Collins attended Chicago Teachers College and Columbia University, and has lived in Chicago since 1975.
Biographical and Professional InformationMarva Collins is the founder and director of Westside Preparatory School in Chicago, Illinois.She has received many awards including the The Jefferson Award for Benefiting the Disadvantaged, The Humanitarian Award for Excellence, Legendary Women of the World Award and the prestigious National Humanities Medal from President Bush in 2004.
*''Marva Collins` Way'', J.P. Tarcher, 1982*''Ordinary Children, Extraordinary Teachers'', Hampton Roads, 1992*''Values: Lighting the Candle of Excellence: A Practical Guide for the Family'', Audio Literature, 1996*''Guilty on All Counts'', Hampton Roads, 2000