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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathlyn Gay  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1930 in Zion, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Gay was born and raised in Zion, Illinois. She graduated from Northern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

With more than one hundred books to her credit, Kathlyn Gay has established herself as a prolific writer of nonfiction information books for teens and juvenile readers.

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