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General Information

Name:  Helen Lester  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD Children's

Born: 1936 in Evanston, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Lester was born in Evanston and spent several years teaching elementary school in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Helen Lester was an elementary school teacher since 1959. She taught at Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, Illinois from 1962-1969 and again from 1989-1982. Helen has also taught in Lexington, Maryland and in San Francisco, California. She now is retired and living in Pawling, New York.

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