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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lisa Maggiore  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Maggiore was born and raised on the Northwest side of Chicago. She still resides in Chicago today.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lisa Maggiore graduated from Southern Illinois University and the University of Chicago. She was a social worker for 20 years, ten of those years were in the Chicago Public School System. Along with her other books listed, Maggiore has also written the ebook, ''Pinterest Saved My Marriage''.

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-- """Ava the Monster Slayer""" *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017