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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Karla Clark  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Children;

Born: 1959 in Rockford, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Clark is a Rockford native. She also lived in Chicago for four years. Two of her novels are set in Chicago and one is set in Rockford.

Biographical and Professional Information

When Karla Clark was a young girl she dreamed of being an artist or a novelist and she is blessed to be both. She has written three novels, a book of short stories, and a children's book. She lives in Rockford, Illinois, with her husband and autistic adult son. "By day, I am a sales rep; by night...I write!"

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Annie's heaven :
ISBN: 143890567X. OCLC Number: 297633485

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Have you ever wondered if your lost loved ones can look down on you from Heaven? Annie Langdon can. And what she sees is a family falling apart. It's been a year since her tragic death and still her husband and three children can't seem to get it together. Help comes when three kooky blonde bombshells move in next door and turn their lives upside down. In her latest novel, Annie's Heaven, Karla Clark intimately explores the themes of life and afterlife, family secrets, sibling rivalry, and death-defying love.

Between courses :
ISBN: 1410759687. OCLC Number: 54527751

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Everybody and Their Brother.
ISBN: 9781524658892. OCLC Number: 973282252

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Knotted pearls :
ISBN: 1418492973. OCLC Number: 60523446

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Three ways to be brave :
ISBN: 0593222423. OCLC Number: 1200580642

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In this collection of rhyming stories, children conquer their fears and find inner strength during a nighttime thunderstorm, the first day of school, and a doctor's visit.

You be Daddy /
ISBN: 1250225396. OCLC Number: 1158581732

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A father tells his child that he's simply too tired to be Daddy tonight and asks his son to take over for him.

You be mommy /
ISBN: 1250225388. OCLC Number: 1089281962

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"Mommy's too tired to be Mommy tonight. Can you be Mommy and hold me tight? In this clever, rhyming picture book, a mother tells her child that she's simply too tired to be Mommy tonight and asks her daughter to take over for her." -- Dust jacket.