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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Shanna Simpson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction

Born: in Oswego, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Simpson was born and raised in Oswego. She graduated from Oswego High School and earned her degree in journalism from North Central College in Naperville. She currently works at the Oswego Public Library.

Biographical and Professional Information

Shanna Simpson was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) at age 7. This motivated her to share her experiences in a picture book about coping with OCD as a child.

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