Illinois State Library

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Individual Author Record

General Information


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Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction History Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Anderson was born in Illinois and raised in Grayslake.

Biographical and Professional Information

Beth Anderson, a former English as a Second Language teacher for over 20 years, combines her love of writing with the joys of discovery and learning in her narrative nonfiction and historical fiction picture books. She earned a B.A. in linguistics and a M. Ed. in reading.

Anderson now lives in Colorado.

Published Works Expand for more information

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