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Lutricia Lois Clifton

Born: 1939 in Krebs, Oklahoma
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Lutricia now lives in northern, Illinois.

Biography: Lutricia Lois Clifton was born in Oklahoma but moved frequently when she was growing up. She finished junior college in Amarillo, Texas, where she met her husband-to-be. She married and riased two sons in Colorado, where she earned a BA and an MA in English from Colorado State University.

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Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

Lutricia Lois Clifton on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe /
ISBN: 0823423670 OCLC: 742233537

Holiday House, New York : ©2012.

Twelve-year-old Frankie Joe Huckaby, forced to live with the father he never knew, a stepmother, and four half-brothers in Illinois, starts a delivery service to finance his escape back to his mother in Texas, not realizing he is making a better life for himself than he ever had with her.

Seeking Cassandra /
ISBN: 0823435601 OCLC: 915120670

Twelve-year-old Cassie discovers that first impressions can be misleading--and potentially damaging--when she leaves her ritzy neighborhood in Austin, Texas, to spend the summer with her divorced father in his Winnebago camp trailer in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.