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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Tami Rene Principe  

Pen Name: Tami Principe

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: in Columbia, SC

-- Website --
-- Tami Principe on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

I was born in Columbia, SC. My family moved to Illinois when I was six months old and have resided here ever since. I have lived in Manteno for eleven years now. Before that I lived in Tinley Park and Orland Hills for over ten years each as well.

Biographical and Professional Information

I have worked in the Customer Service, Sales, and Marketing atmosphere for over 20 years; mainly in a call center environment. My position was outsourced to India, leaving me without a job. I created my website to help other people. I started out with a four piece series on Domestic Violence, and continued with Teen Dating Violence, and then Cancer. I started my own radio talk show. I have interviewed over sixty authors so far. One of my interviews was mentioned by John Waggoner which is a Columnist for USA Today. From there I have published two books. Both are designed to give people hope and encouragement regardless of what they are going through. This is my theme for my website and my radio talk show. Here are my website addresses for my website and my radio talk show. My interviews that I have done on other shows about my books and author's that I have interviewed are on my website as well. I also taped a cable television show about Domestic Violence that will air on Oct 15, 2011. The name of the show is ''Everyone Has A Story...''. and

Published Works

    Walk in Peace, WinePress Publishing, 2011My Soulful Journey, WinePress Publishing, 2011The Wishing Well: Our Experiences Produce a Wealth of Information, PublishAmerica, 2012The Green Rabbit, PublishAmerica, 2012

Selected Titles At Your Library

Walk In peace :
ISBN: 1414119704. OCLC Number:

WinePress Publishing,. Enumblaw, WA :. ©2011.

In her short, frank memoir, Walk in Peace, online talk show host Tami Principe shares her struggles-with the goal that readers also learn to live as overcomers through their trials.

My soulful journey :
ISBN: 1414119712. OCLC Number:

WinePress Publishing,. Enumblaw, WA :. ©2011.

A daughter reunites with her father after forty-eight years apart, and finds a missing part of herself. Offers support, encouragement, and advice for anyone longing to reunite with a missing family member.

The wishing well :
ISBN: 146266203X. OCLC Number:

PublishAmerica,. Baltimore, MA :. ©2012.

"In The Wishing Well" author, Tami Principe takes different scenarios and looks closely at the lessons learned from them. It is through experiences that lessons are learned and knowledge is gained. But more importantly they make up who we are.

The green rabbit :
ISBN: 1462675093. OCLC Number:

PublishAmerica,. Baltimore, MA :. ©2012.

In 'The Green Rabbit, ' author Tami Principe teaches children how to be safe in fun, easy lessons with the help of Mrs. Smith and her green rabbit. 'The Green Rabbit' discusses many topics such as: Sharing Talking to strangers Halloween safety Appropriate touching Handicapped children Good and dangerous animals Ice safety Bullying Being nice and safe Water safety.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)