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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laurie Lawlor  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA

Born: 1953 in Oak Park, Illinois

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Lawlor was born in Oak Park, grew up in LaGrange and attended Northwestern University. She currently resides in Evanston and is a part-time faculty member at Chicago's Columbia College.

Biographical and Professional Information

Since 1986, Laurie Lawlor has published more than 37 award-winning books of fiction and nonfiction for children and adults. She is the 2010 recipient of the Prairie State Award for Excellence in Writing for Children presented by the Illinois Reading Council.


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