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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laura Crawford  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Non-Fiction

Born: 1966 in Geneva, Illinois

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Crawford lived in Geneva, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura Crawford was a longtime dedicated teacher and reading specialist. She graduated from Northern Illinois University with both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees. She loved science and social studies, especially American history and animals and one of her passions was writing children's books. As a second and third grade teacher at Sleepy Hollow Elementary School for 20 years, Laura enjoyed exploring these subjects with her students.


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Awards

-- ''In Arctic Waters'', 2014 ILLINOIS READS Book