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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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Titles At Your Library

Great memories in Sage sports
ISBN: B0007339AI

Piatt County Journal-Republican. 1980

Monticello, 150 years later: Photographs
ISBN: 0961844302

Allerton Public Library. 1987

No Baseball in Fairview
ISBN: 1878044958

Mayhaven Pub. 2002

A boy in a rural town during the 1960's yearns to play Little League Baseball. Warm, sometimes funny tale in a single-parent home.



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