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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard Latta  

Pen Name: Rich Latta


Audience: Children;

Born: 1946 in East Chicago. Indiana

-- Richard Latta on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Latta lives in Plainfield and teaches in Forest Park, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Latta graduated from Illinois Benedictine College with a B.S. in 1968. He lives in Plainfield, IL and has worked in Forest Park Public Schools as a junior high science teacher since 1968. He became a free lance writer in 1970.Along with the books listed, he is also the author of four books in "Games for Travel" series, author of four grammar puzzle books, four supplementary curriculum books and has been a contributor of poems, short stories, and articles to more than fifty-five journals. He was the advisor to ''Current Science'' from 1972-73.

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The 40's song title quiz book
ISBN: 0843128747. OCLC Number: 26788106

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The 50's song title quiz book /
ISBN: 0843128755. OCLC Number: 26788028

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The 60's song title quiz book /
ISBN: 0843128763. OCLC Number: 26788010

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The 70's song title quiz book
ISBN: 0843128771. OCLC Number: 948407851

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This little pig had a riddle /
ISBN: 0807578932. OCLC Number: 10277450

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Includes more than ninety riddles involving pigs ranging in topic from pig celebrities to hit movies and pop songs, sports, foods, and geographical place names.

Tv Show Trivia Bks 50
ISBN: 0843128542. OCLC Number: 232925363

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