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General Information

Name:  Helen Jean Challand  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD C:YA Non-Fiction Other

Born: 1921 in Shabbona, IL


Illinois Connection

Helen Challand received herB. E. from Northern Illinois State Teachers College (now Northern Illinois University and her M. A. from Northwestern University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Helen began her career as a High school health teacher in Evanston, Ill., then went on to Monticello College in Alton, an instructor in biology. Helen then went to National College of Education, in Evanston, as a professor of life sciences until her retirement. Helen also was a collaborator for several educational film companies as well as a consultant for Childrens Press Science Encyclopedia.

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