Born: 1949 in Bloomington, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Kirby was born in Bloomington, Illinois and currently resides in McLean, Illinois. Biography: Susan E. Kirby, the author of the series, American Quilts, grew up in Central Illinois on Historic Route 66. Although she has moved to McLean, Illinois, her family continues to tap trees and make 'Maple Sirup' a few miles away in Funks Grove. Mrs. Kirby has written forty books for adults, teens and children.
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|A no-fuss Christmas
ISBN: 9781606820599 OCLC: 513528471 JourneyForth, Greenville, S.C. : ©2010. In 1932 Oklahoma, Sueker eagerly awaits a Christmas reunion with her brother, but feels edged out when her foster parents make room for a homeless child until her role as inkeeper in the Christmas pageant sheds light on the day's true meaning.
|As the lily grows
ISBN: 156865328X OCLC: 37288026 Avon Books, New York, N.Y. : ©1997. Libby Watson's prayers are being answered in ways she never expected. Now that she's given up running the general store in her small Illinois town and is no longer responsible for delivering the mail, she has more time to write for the local newspaper. But her dream of getting an education seems beyond her grasp.
|As the lily grows /
ISBN: 0380785048 OCLC: 36979360 Avon Books, New York : ©1997.
|Blue moon /
ISBN: 0425154149 OCLC: 37456656 Berkley Books, New York : ©1997. Deanna's neighbor Michael has always been one of her best friends, but lately, he's been so distant. At first, Deanna is hurt-- until she realizes why Michael is so angry. He's always been close to his grandfather, but lately Mr. Kolupa just hasn't been himself. He walks around the neighborhood in his pajamas, he talks to people how aren't even there, and the worst part is that Michael keeps trying to pretend that nothing is wrong.
|Daniel's story /
ISBN: 0689809719 OCLC: 45058625 Aladdin Paperbacks, New York : 2000. Great-grandmother Tandy tells Lacey about a quilt given to their ancestor, Daniel, who, upset by the changes after his grandfather's death, leaves Illinois for South Dakota in 1891 to find his father, and learns about the Sioux Ghost Dance first-hand.
ISBN: 0689809697 OCLC: 48038482 Aladdin Paperbacks, New York : 2000. Ellen, Lacey's great-great-great-great-grandmother, growing up on an Illinois farm in 1830.
|Goodbye, Desert Rose /
ISBN: 0380774097 OCLC: 31922487 Avon Books, New York, NY : ©1995.
|Hattie's story /
ISBN: 0689809700 OCLC: 48038513 Aladdin Paperbacks, New York : 2000. Set in 1856, Hattie's father's dangerous work for the Underground Railroad jeopardizes the entire family's safety.
|Home for Christmas /
ISBN: 0380774070 OCLC: 31299779 Avon Books, New York, N.Y. : ©1994. In 1932, with the country in the depths of the Great Depression, Suker and her family face a Christmas without presents or a tree.
|Home front hero /
ISBN: 0380774089 OCLC: 31597372 Avon Books, New York, N.Y. : ©1994. Trying to fulfill the role of man of the house while his father serves in the war, ten-year-old Nick finds an injured stranger hiding in the family barn who claims to be a soldier on an important secret mission.
|Ida Lou's story /
ISBN: 0689809727 OCLC: 46867172 Aladdin Paperbacks, New York : 2001. "Lacey's family history is filled with unforgettable characters and stories of courage and adventure ..."
|Lemonade days /
ISBN: 0380774062 OCLC: 31299735 Avon Books, New York, N.Y. : ©1994. In Illinois, during the summer of 1926, young entrepreneur Maggie Campbell sets up a roadside lemonade stand to serve the numerous customers making their way along the newly constructed highway, Route 66.
ISBN: 9781459207219 OCLC: 781164455 Steeple Hill Books, New York : ©2004. For Paula Blake Jackson, doing what was best for her daughter, Joy, would always come first. And that meant reconciling with her estranged husband. As she and Colton Blake mend the pieces of their broken relationship for their daughter's sake, he thaws her frozen heart. But could Paula trust her future to the man who had abandoned her when she'd needed him most? Colton had assumed that Paula would be better off without him, though he was surely a man in need of love . . .and redemption. Then the daughter he never knew gave him a reason to live and the chance to win back Paula's love.
|Love knot /
ISBN: 0373872631 OCLC: 55056743 Steeple Hill Books, New York : ©2004. For Paula Blake Jackson, doing what was best for her daughter, Joy, would always come first. And that meant reconciling with her estranged husband. As she and Colton Blake mend the pieces of their broken relationship for their daughter's sake, he thaws her frozen heart. But could Paula trust her future to the man who had abandoned her when she'd needed him most? Colton had assumed that Paula would be better off without him, though he was surely a man in need of love . . .and redemption. Then the daughter he never knew gave him a reason to live and the chance to win back Paula's love.
ISBN: 9781459222298 OCLC: 792751413 Steeple Hill Press, New York : ©2001.
|Love sign /
ISBN: 0373871341 OCLC: 45851228 Steeple Hill Press, New York : ©2001.
|Prairie Rose /
ISBN: 038078503X OCLC: 40171169 Tells the story of a young woman's journey to find her place in the world ...
|The writer's handbook
ISBN: 0871161877 OCLC: 42678298 Writer, Inc., Boston, MA : ©1999. Provides practical instruction on writing by best-selling authors, explains the elements of the creative process, discusses different writing techniques, describes how to write nonfiction, and lists 3,300 market listings for finished manuscripts.
|When the lilacs bloom /
ISBN: 0380785056 OCLC: 37810414 Avon Books, New York : ©1997.
|Your dream and mine /
ISBN: 0373870647 OCLC: 41430824 Steeple Hill Press, New York : ©1999.
|Your dream and mine.
ISBN: 9781472064516 OCLC: 891938384