Individual Author Record
Name: Joan BeckPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: 1923 in Clinton, Iowa
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Illinois ConnectionLived and worked in Illinois all of her adult life.
Biographical and Professional InformationJoan Beck received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism in 1945 and 1947, and spent most of her professional life on staff at the Chicago Tribune. As a feature writer from 1961-1972, she pioneered coverage in medicine, education, sociology and contemporary life. She was the first woman at that newspaper to be in charge of a daily section, the Tempo section, and also to join the editorial board. She wrote books on parenting and children, was the recipient of many awards and has been inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame.
- Best Beginnings: Give Your Child a Head Start in Life, Cliffs Notes, 1983
- How To Raise a Bright Child, Trident Press, 1967
- Is My Baby All Right, Pocket Books, 1979
Titles At Your Library
How to Raise a Brighter Child
ISBN: B001M96VKG Trident Press. 1967
Is My Baby All Right?
ISBN: 0671831968 Pocket. 1979 Book by Virginia Apgar, Joan Beck
Best Beginnings: Giving Your Child a Head Start in Life
ISBN: 039912683X Putnam Pub Group. 1983 Focusing on the years from conception to age six, this comprehensive childcare guide offers pragmatic explanations about the ways in which parents can establish the best possible relationship with their small children