Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Joan Kalbacken  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children; Children;

Born: Chicago, Illinois

-- Joan Kalbacken on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Joan Kalbacken lives in the Bloomington Normal area of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Joan is a retired teacher. In addition to writing children's books she enjoyes writing poetry.

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Distinguished Illinois Author`s Award, Illinois Reading Council, 1994

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