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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Norman Bolotin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;


-- Norman Bolotin on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Please Note: Since Mr. Bolotin has not lived in Illinois, the only books of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki are his books about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War - Illinois subjects of of interest. Please see his webpage to learn more about his other books.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bolotin has written numerous books about the Civil War, Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and the Klondike Gold Rush. As partners in The History Bank, he and his wife, Christine Laing, developed the award-winning Young Readers' History of the Civil War for Penguin/Scholastic. They currently are expanding their museum and publishing studies previously distributed and sponsored in part by the American Association of Museums, Association of American Publishers, Ingram Book Co. and the University of Chicago. He and his wife live in Woodinville, Washington.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Civil War A to Z :
ISBN: 0525462686. OCLC Number: 46969884

Dutton Children's Books,. .

Alphabetically arranged articles present over 100 people, places, and points of importance of the Civil War.

Civil War trivia /
ISBN: 1926700317. OCLC Number: 691744521

Blue Bike Books,. .

"The American Civil War has intrigued millions of readers for 150 years. But how much do we know about the real lives of Americans on the battlefields and in trenches and winter quarters when the soldiers had a respite from combat? Civil War Trivia looks inside the conflict to examine the many fascinating and heartrending stories about this great war"--Back cover.

For home and country :
ISBN: 059099736X. OCLC Number: 36278420

Scholastic,. .

Pictorial and written account of how soldiers and their families confronted victories and defeats during the Civil War.