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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lynn Swango  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: Fair Grange, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Lynn Swango grew up in a very small town near Charleston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lynn Swango is a retired high school math and science teacher. Prior to writing children's fiction he wrote sports for the local newspaper and published Monticello, Illinois Sesqicentennial book in 1987. He has published sports history books from Sullivan High School and Monticello High School."No Baseball in Fairview" was his first fiction books and is based on his own experience as a youth.

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Monticello, 150 years later :
ISBN: 0961844302. OCLC Number: 18961587

Allerton Public Library,. .

No baseball in Fairview /
ISBN: 1878044958. OCLC Number: 61101682

Mayhaven Pub.,. .

Tired of living in a town too small to field a Little League team, pitcher Billy Bell thinks of a way to surmount the problem.