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Betty Carlson Kay

Born: January 8, 1949 in Cicero, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Kay was born in Cicero. She graduated with her MA from the University of Illinois at Springfield. She was a teacher in the Springfield Public School District and currently resides in Jacksonville.

Biography: Betty Carlson Kay is a retired teacher after 34 years of teaching in the Springfield Public Schools.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

on WorldCat:

Selected Titles

  Abraham Lincoln /
ISBN: 1572790601 OCLC: 39683538

Young People's Pres, Inc., San Diego, CA : 1997.

  Chief Joseph /
ISBN: 1572790628 OCLC: 39651781

Young People's Press, San Diego, CA : 1997.

Cicero :
ISBN: 0738507865 OCLC: 45617839

"Circero: The First Suburb West tells the story of this vibrant community and its links to the past--including its connections to Western Electric and the tragic Eastland disaster. The Hispanic families that are making their homes in Cicero today mirror the Slavic immigrants who settled here a century ago. Their goal was, and is, to provide a safe and affordable housing for their families, and pusue the 'American Dream.'"--Back cover

  Harriet Tubman /
ISBN: 157279061X OCLC: 39651729

Young People's Press, San Diego, CA : 1997.

This book is about Harriet Tubman who talks about the most important traits that a person of good character has and they are called "six pillars of character."

Illinois from A to Z /
ISBN: 0252025407 OCLC: 42652607

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©2000.

Alphabetically arranged entries profile important Illinois residents and describe their contributions to the state's history.

  Maya Lin /
ISBN: 1572790644 OCLC: 39682971

Young People's Press, San Diego, CA : 1997.

Roberto Clemente /
ISBN: 1572790636 OCLC: 39653971

Young People's Press, San Diego, CA : 1997.

The Civil War from A to Z :
ISBN: 1452094519 OCLC: 691075806

AuthorHouse, Bloomington : 2010.

  The Lincolns from A to Z
ISBN: 9781434368270 OCLC: 226308386

AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN : ©2008.

What did Lincoln do-- in 1832? in 1842? in 1862? /
ISBN: 1420802860 OCLC: 60645018

AuthorHouse, Bloomington, Ind. : 2004.