Lutricia Lois Clifton

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General Information

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Name: Lutricia Lois Clifton

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1939 in Krebs, Oklahoma



Illinois Connection

Lutricia now lives in northern, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

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.

Published Works

  • Freaky Fast Frankie Joe, Holiday House, 2013
  • Immortal Max, Holiday House, 2014
  • Seeking Cassandra, Holiday House, 2016

Titles at Your Library

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe

ISBN: 0823423670
Release Date: 2012-03-01

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Immortal Max

ISBN: 0823430413
Release Date: 2014-03-30

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Seeking Cassandra

ISBN: 0823435601
Release Date: 2016-04-18

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Literary Awards

For Freaky Fast Frankie Joe:

  • 2012 Friends of American Writers Juvenile Fiction Award
  • 2013 ALSC Notable Children's Book
  • 2013 IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award
  • 2013-2014 South Carolina's Children's Book Award Master List
  • 2013-2014 Nebraska's The Golden Sower Intermediate Award Master List
  • 2013 Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books for Great Kids
  • 2013-2014 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List
  • 2013 Bank Street College's Best Children's Book of the Year Award
  • 2014-2015 Missouri's Mark Twain Readers Award Master List
  • 2014-2015 Kansas's William Allen White Award Master List
  • 2015 Oklahoma's Sequoyah Book Award Master List

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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