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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Edward Brady  

Pen Name: J. E. Brady

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1943 in Springfield, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Life long resident of Illinois who was born in Springfield, graduated from Illinois State University, lived in several communities throughout the state while engaged in public education and now retired and lives in Dixon, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

He graduated from Illinois State University in 1966. Taught secondary education in Athens and Bloomington. Received his Masters in Counseling and was guidance counselor at Leroy High. He continued advancement in education and became principal at East Richland High and later at Polo High. He retired from public education, studied electronics. He worked for the aerospace company Sundstrand and later taught electronics at Sauk Valley Community College. He penned NEVER SAY NEVER which was published in 2006. A sequel BURNING BRIDGES will be published in 2012.

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The Random House book of poetry for children
ISBN: 0394850106. OCLC Number: 9198003

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Synopsis: This deceptively slender volume contains a treasure-trove of poems. Each page is crammed with verse and illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Arnold Lobel. Everyone's favorite poems are complemented by fresh new voices and organized into such unusual themes as food, the city, spooky poems, and word play.