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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Garland Polikoff  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1929


Illinois Connection

Barbara Polikoff has been a long time resident of Highland Park, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Although Barbara is a writer she began her career as a teacher at Von Steuben Public High School, Chicago, IL,in 1951. She also worked at the Chicago Natural History Museum, Chicago,as an associate editor of the museum bulletin,

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- Carl Sandburg Literary Award (Children`s Literature), Notable Book Citation, ALA.