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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Fred Willman  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1947 in Harvey, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Willman lives in Naperville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Willman is a retired seventh-grade social studies teacher. He is a past president of the Illinois Geographical Society and a teacher-consultant with the National Geographic Society. He is a college instructor at Aurora University and National-Louis University and a geographic education consultant and presenter. Willman's book highlights how Illinois high school mascots reveal much about Illinois geography, history, its people, and its economy.

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Titles At Your Library

Why Mascots Have Tales - The Illinois High School Mascot Manual
ISBN: 0976770105

Mascot Publishing. 2005



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