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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lynn Swango  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

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.


Published Works

  • Great Memories in Sage Sports, Piatt C. Journal- Republican, 1980
  • Monticello-150 years later, Allerton Public Library, 1987
  • No Baseball in Fairview, Mayhaven Publishing, 2002


Selected Titles At Your Library

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

Allerton Public Library,. Monticello, Ill. :. 1987.

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

Mayhaven Pub.,. Mahomet, IL :. ©2002.

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.


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