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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Angelica Shirley Carpenter  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children; Children;

Born: St. Louis, Missouri

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Illinois Connection

Angelica has a bachelor's degree in French and master's degrees in education and library science, all from the University of Illinois.

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Titles At Your Library

Frances Hodgson Burnett: Beyond the Secret Garden
ISBN: 0613766040

San Val. 1992

L. Frank Baum: Royal Historian of Oz
ISBN: 0606219447

Demco Media. 2001

A biography of the author of "The Wizard of Oz," who invented a new kind of fairy tale, uniquely modern and American

Robert Louis Stevenson: Finding Treasure Island (Lerner Biographies Series)
ISBN: 0822549557

Lerner Pub Group. 1997

Describes the life of the man who wrote "Kidnapped," "Treasure Island," and "A Child's Garden of Verses"

Lewis Carroll: Through the Looking Glass (Lerner Biographies)
ISBN: 0822500736

Lerner Pub Group. 2002

A biography of the mathematician, teacher, photographer, and author who wrote "Alice in Wonderland."



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