Karin Clafford Farley

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General Information

Name: Karin Clafford Farley

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1929

Place of Birth: Chicago

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Illinois Connection

Born in Chicago and lived there most of her life. Earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Fine and Applied Arts in music education and English. Received her Master of Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Was a music supervisor in several Chicago suburbs and has also been a member of the English and history faculty at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL.

Biographical and Professional Information

Farley has been a visiting lecturer in children's literature at the College of Education, University of Illinois at Chicago and at the National-Louis University. She has presented workshops for teachers and children at many schools. Mrs. Farley made a study of Illinois writers of children's books in which she interviewed 135 writers.

Published Works

  • Robert H. Goddard, Simon & Schuster, 1991
  • Thomas Paine, Raintree Steck Vaughn, 1994
  • Samuel Adams, Raintree Steck Vaughn, 1995
  • Duel in the Wilderness, Colonial Williamsburg, 1995

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Robert H. Goddard (Pioneers in Change)

ISBN: 0382241711
Release Date: 1991-12

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Thomas Paine: Revolutionary Author (American Troublemakers)

ISBN: 0811423298
Release Date: 1993-08

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Duel in the wilderness

Release Date: 2000

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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