Individual Author Record
Name: Barbara BinnsPen Name: B.A. Binns Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Fiction Born: 1950 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBinns grew up on the south side of Chicago, and currently lives in a suburb of Chicago. She received a B. S. from Roosevelt University and an M. S. from DePaul.
Biographical and Professional InformationBarbara Binns has worked at everything from fast food to clinical chemistry to dietician to computer architect, but always kept kept finding excuses to return to school. She finally became a trainer and after she retired took up volunteering and writing. She frequently contributes to the Almanac of Arlington Heights, a quarterly publication in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Her debut middle grade novel is "Courage." She speaks to students, teachers, and librarians across the country at conferences and other events.
Written under the Pen Name of B. A. Binns: *''Pull'', WestSide Books, 2010*''Die Trying'', AllTheColorsOfLove, 2012*''Being God'', AllTheColorsOfLove, 2013*''Minority Of One'', AllTheColorsOfLove, 2014Written under the name Barbara Binns: *Courage, HarperCollins, 2018