Kathlyn Gay

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General Information

Name: Kathlyn Gay

Pen Name: None

Born: 1930 in Zion, Illinois

Website: http://members.authorsguild.net/kathlyn/

Email: kgay@microd.com



Illinois Connection

Gay was born and raised in Zion, Illinois. She graduated from Northern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

With more than one hundred books to her credit, Kathlyn Gay has established herself as a prolific writer of nonfiction information books for teens and juvenile readers.

Published Works

  • Caretakers of the Earth, Enslow Publishers, 1993
  • The Right to Die, Public Controversy, Private Matter, Millbrook, 1993
  • Getting Your Message Across, Silver Burdett/Macmillan, 1993
  • Breast Implants, Making Safe Choices, Silver Burdett/Macmillan, 1993
  • Pregnancy, Private Decisions, Public Debates, F. Watts, 1994
  • Rainforests of the World, Clio Press, 1994
  • The New Power of Women in Politics, Enslow Publishers, 1994
  • Pollution and the Powerless, F. Watts, 1994
  • I Am Who I Am, Speaking Out About Multiracial Identity, F. Watts, 1995
  • Keeping the Buttered Side Up, Food Superstitions from Around the World, Walker, 1995
  • Child Labor: A Global Crisis, Millbrook Press, 1998
  • Leaving Cuba: From Operation Pedro Pan to Elian, Twenty-First Century Books, 2000
  • (With Christine Whittington) Body Marks: Tattooing, Piercing, and Scarification, Millbrook Press, 2002
  • (With Sean McGarrahan) Epilepsy: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Scarecrow Press, 2002
  • The Encyclopedia of Women's Health Issues, Oryx Press, 2002
  • Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating, Enslow, 2003
  • Abortion: Understanding the Debate, Enslow, 2004
  • Volunteering: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Scarecrow Press, 2004
  • Religion and Spirituality in America: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Scarecrow Press, 2006
  • Am I Fat? The Obesity Issue for Teens, Enslow Publishers, 2006
  • Military and Teens: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Scarecrow Press, 2008
  • Mao Zedong's China, Twenty-First Century Books, 2008
  • Aftermath of the Chinese Nationalist Revolution, Twenty-First Century Books, 2008
  • Aftermath of the Russian Revolution, Twenty-First Century Books/Lerner, 2009
  • The Scoop on What to Eat: What You Should Know about Diet and Nutrition, Enslow, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Caretakers of the Earth (Better Earth Series)

ISBN: 0894903977
Release Date: 1993-01

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The Right to Die: Public Controversy, Private Matter

ASIN: B000HMW14Y
Release Date: 1993


Breast Implants: Making Safe Choices (An Open Door Book)

ISBN: 0027379558
Release Date: 1993-05

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Pregnancy: Private Decisions, Public Debates (Women Then--Women Now)

ISBN: 0531111679
Release Date: 1994-01

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The New Power of Women in Politics (Issues in Focus)

ISBN: 0894905848
Release Date: 1994-09-01

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Pollution and the Powerless: The Environmental Justice Movement (Impact Books)

ISBN: 0531111903
Release Date: 1995-03

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I Am Who I Am: Speaking Out About Multiracial Identity (Issues--Social)

ISBN: 0531112144
Release Date: 1995-03

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Child Labor;A Global Crisis

ISBN: 0761303685
Release Date: 1998-09-01

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Leaving Cuba - From Operation Pedro Pan To Elian

ISBN: 0761314660
Release Date: 2000-10-01

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Body Marks: Tattooing, Piercing and Scarification

ISBN: 0761317422
Release Date: 2002-09-01

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Epilepsy: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)

ISBN: 0810858355
Release Date: 2007-11-09

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Eating Disorders-Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating: Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating (Diseases and People)

ISBN: 0766018946
Release Date: 2003-02

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Volunteering: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)

ISBN: 0810858339
Release Date: 2007-10-09

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Religion and Spirituality in America: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)

ISBN: 0810855089
Release Date: 2006-10-09

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Am I Fat?: The Obesity Issue for Teens (Issues in Focus Today)

ISBN: 0766025276
Release Date: 2006-01-01

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The Military and Teens: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)

ISBN: 0810858010
Release Date: 2008-05-13

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Mao Zedong's China (Dictatorships)

ISBN: 0822572850
Release Date: 2007-10-01

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The Aftermath of the Russian Revolution (Aftermath of History)

ISBN: 0822590921
Release Date: 2009-03

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The Scoop on What to Eat: What You Should Know about Diet and Nutrition (Issues in Focus Today)

ISBN: 0766030660
Release Date: 2009-01-01

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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Kathlyn Gay on Amazon

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