Marlene Targ Brill

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General Information

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Name: Marlene Targ Brill

Pen Name: None

Born: 1945 in Chicago, Illinois

Genre: Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction

Website: www.marlenetargbrill.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1314410381&ref=search=marlene+targ+brill

Email: marlenetbrill@comcast.net



Illinois Connection

Brill was born in Chicago. She grew up on the northwest side of Chicago in the West Rogers Park neighborhood. She currently resides in Wilmette.

Biographical and Professional Information

Marlene Targ Brill has been writing books for many years. She started writing while teaching children with disabilities, producing materials to help her students learn. It didn't take long for her to start writing for readers of all ages.

Published Works

  • Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad, First Avenue Editions, 1993
  • Women for Peace: Women Then, Women Now, Franklin Watts, 1997
  • Tooth Tales from around the World, Charlesbridge, 1998
  • Extraordinary Young People, Turtleback, 1999
  • Tourette Syndrome, Millbrook Press, 2001
  • Margaret Knight, Girl Inventor, Millbrook Press, 2001 - reprinted 2014
  • Raising Smart Kids for Dummies, Wiley, 2003
  • Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express, Carolrhoda, 2004
  • Garbage Trucks, Lerner, 2005
  • Alzheimer's Disease, Marshall Cavendish, 2005
  • Lung Cancer, Marshall Cavendish, 2005
  • Asthma, Marshall Cavendish, 2005
  • Veterans Day, First Avenue Editions, 2005
  • Illinois, Benchmark Books, 2005
  • Barak Obama: Working to Make a Difference, Millbrook, 2006
  • Concrete Mixers, Lerner , 2006
  • Down Syndrome, Benchmark Books, 2006
  • Autism, Benchmark Books, 2007
  • Marshall "Major" Taylor: World Champion Bicyclist, 1899-1901, Trailblazer Biographies, 2007
  • Barack Obama: President for a New Era, Lerner Books, 2008
  • America in the 1980s, Twenty-First Century Books, 2009
  • Michelle Obama: From Chicago's South Side to the White House, Lerner Books, 2009
  • Trail of Tears: The Cherokee Journey from Home, iUniverse, 2010
  • The Rough-riding Adventure of Bronco Charlie, Pony Express Rider, Graphic Universe, 2010
  • Annie Shapiro and the Clothing Workers' Strike, Lerner Classroom, 2010
  • The Underground Railroad Adventure of Allen Jay, Antislavery Activist, History's Kid Heroes, 2011
  • Diabetes, Twenty-First Century Books, 2011
  • Tourette Syndrome, Twenty-First Century Books, 2012
  • Speech and Language Challenges: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014
  • Chronic Illnesses, Syndromes, and Rare Disorders: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad (On My Own)

ISBN: 0876146051
Release Date: 1993-07-01

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Tooth Tales from Around the World

ISBN: 0881063991
Release Date: 1998-02-01

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Extraordinary Young People (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Extraordinary People)

ISBN: 0613544781
Release Date: 1999-09-01

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Tourette Syndrome (Twenty-First Century Medical Library)

ISBN: 0761321012
Release Date: 2002-04-01

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Margaret Knight, Girl Inventor

ISBN: 0761317562
Release Date: 2001-09-01

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Raising Smart Kids For Dummies

ISBN: 0764517651
Release Date: 2003-05-30

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Bronco Charlie And The Pony Express: On My Own History

ISBN: 0606303758
Release Date: 2004-04-30

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Asthma (Health Alert)

ISBN: 0761417990
Release Date: 2004-09-01

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Veterans Day (On My Own, Holidays)

ISBN: 1575057662
Release Date: 2005-01-01

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Illinois (Celebrate the States, Second)

ISBN: 0761417354
Release Date: 2005-09-01

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Barack Obama: Working to Make a Difference (Gateway Biography)

ISBN: 0822560569
Release Date: 2006-04

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Concrete Mixers (Pull Ahead Books)

ISBN: 0822560119
Release Date: 2006-06

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Down Syndrome (Health Alert)

ISBN: 0761422072
Release Date: 2006-09-01

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Autism (Health Alert)

ISBN: 0761427007
Release Date: 2007-09-01

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Barack Obama (Revised Edition) (Gateway Biographies)

ISBN: 0761349502
Release Date: 2008-09-01

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America in the 1980s (Decades of Twentieth-Century America)

ISBN: 0822576023
Release Date: 2009-09-01

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The Rough-Riding Adventure of Bronco Charlie, Pony Express Rider (History's Kid Heroes (Quality Paper))

ISBN: 0761361952
Release Date: 2010-08-01

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The Underground Railroad Adventure of Allen Jay, Antislavery Activist (History's Kid Heroes (Quality Paper))

ISBN: 0761378065
Release Date: 2011-08-01

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Diabetes (USA Today Health Reports: Diseases & Disorders)

ISBN: 0761360859
Release Date: 2011-09-01

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Speech and Language Challenges: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)

ISBN: 0810887916
Release Date: 2014-09-11

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Chronic Illnesses, Syndromes, and Rare Disorders: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)

ISBN: 1442251611
Release Date: 2016-08-04

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Literary Awards

Keys to Parenting and A Child with Autism

  • Parents Choice Award

Tooth Tales from Around the World

  • 2013 ILLINOIS READS Book

Margaret Knight: Girl Inventor

  • Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, CBC/NCSS

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Marlene Targ Brill on WorldCat

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