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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gabriel Benjamin Kaufman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1979

-- Gabriel Benjamin Kaufman on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Gabriel Kaufman was raised in Urbana, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gabrial was a life-long Big Ten football fan, and graduated from the University of Illinois, where he spent many weekends watching games at Memorial Stadium. Kaufman works in educational publishing and has written four books for children. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Sporting Events: From Baseball to Skateboarding (Which Came First)
ISBN: 1597161322

Bearport Pub Co Inc. 2006

Presents ten pairs of sports games and asks which came first, then provides information on how, when, or why they were created.

Saltwater Crocodile: The World's Biggest Reptile (Supersized!)
ISBN: 1597163961

Bearport Pub Co Inc. 2007

In Saltwater Crocodile, young readers follow crocodiles as they learn about their natural habitat, physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, and predatory behavior. Bright, colorful photographs are closely linked to age-appropriate text to engage young readers as they discover how the world's biggest reptile uses its amazing size for survival. Saltwater Crocodile includes such useful and fun learning features as a detailed diagram that compares the animal's super size to something familiar in kids' own lives.

Basketball in the Big Ten Conference (Inside Men's College Basketball)
ISBN: 140421383X

Rosen Central. 2008

Describes the history, key people, teams, important games, and mascots of the Big Ten Conference of NCAA basketball.

Football In The Big Ten
ISBN: 142709229X

ReadHowYouWant. 2012

The Big 10 Conference is the United States oldest Division I college athletic conference. It was at the turn of the 20th century, when the conference was established, that rules for college sports were created. With a dynamic subject matter that will appeal to sports fans and reluctant readers alike, this book offers a wealth of fascinating information and statistics. Packed with information, it includes conference history, teams and mascots, player and coach profiles, conference rivalries, and important game highlights.

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