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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Deborah Dover Layne  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born:


-- Website -- http://www.sleepingbearpress.com/authors_illustrators/layne.htm
-- Deborah Dover Layne on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=deborah+dover+layne


Illinois Connection

Deborah lives in a western Chicago suburb with her husband, who is also a writer, and their four children.

Biographical and Professional Information

Over the course of 20 years in the field of education Deborah Dove Layne has worked at both the elementary and middle school levels and has been a reading specialist. She has also served as a professor of reading at the graduate and undergraduate levels and supervised preservice teachers.


Published Works

  • P is for Princess (with Steven L. Layne), Sleeping Bear Press, 2007
  • T is for Teacher (with Steven L. Layne), Sleeping Bear Press, 2007
  • Number 1 Teacher (with Steven L. Layne), Sleeping Bear Press, 2008
  • W is for Windy City (with Steven L. Layne), Sleeping Bear Press, 2008 - written with Steven Layne


Selected Titles At Your Library

P is for princess :
ISBN: 1585363065. OCLC Number:

Sleeping Bear Press :. Chelsea, MI :. ©2007.

"An A through Z picture book introducing royalty from around the world, both real and make-believe. Topics such as Aurora, emperor, Grace Kelly, Princess, Ka'iulani, King Arthur, nobility, and tiara are included"--Provided by publisher.

T is for teachers :
ISBN: 1585363316. OCLC Number:

Sleeping Bear Press,. Chelsea, Mich. :. ©2005.

"An A-Z pictorial for children ages 4-10 explaining school. Letter topics include, the alphabet, kindergarten, books, librarian, and principal. Each is introduced with a poem accompanied by expository text to provide detailed information"--Provided by publisher.

Number 1 teacher :
ISBN: 1585363073. OCLC Number:

Sleeping Bear Press,. Chelsea, MI :. ©2008.

This book uses numbers to introduce readers to material taught in elementary school such as geography (2 poles), math (telling time), science (3 states of matter), physical education (9 on a baseball team) and others.

W is for Windy City :
ISBN: 1585364207. OCLC Number:

Sleeping Bear Press,. Ann Arbor, MI :. ©2010.

Presents objects, people, and places found in Chicago, from A to Z.


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