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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Goodheart  

Pen Name: None


Born: N/A

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Illinois Connection

Barbara graduated from Northwestern University and lives in a suburb of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Barbara Goodheart is an award-winning nonfiction author whose works include books, magazine articles, scripts, and medical education projects.

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Titles At Your Library

Diabetes (Venture Books Series)
ISBN: 0531108821

Franklin Watts. 1990

A reference book for middle-school and high-school students. Looks at the condition of diabetes, what is necessary for a diabetic patient to maintain proper health, what must be done in the event of an insulin reaction, and the possibilities of a cure.

The Wild Place
ISBN: 0595349951

ASJA Press. 2005

Julie Landis, a successful account executive and community volunteer, is injured risking her life to save two young children. She doesn't expect the fifteen minutes of fame that follow-not to mention the anonymous hate letters, sadistic acts, and death threats that result from the publicity.Who is her tormentor, and why does he hate her? She has no idea what he looks like, or if she ever had contact with him. Nothing in her past would explain why someone would want revenge against her-or so she thinks.As her unknown predator stalks her, leaving taunting clues, his actions become increasingly bizarre and horrifying. When he ruthlessly murders a woman, Julie knows that her life, and that of her lover, Andy, is in grave danger.She desperately tries to identify her tormentor, but before she can, he strikes without warning. He viciously attacks her. She fights back. But as her strength is slipping away, she sees him turn his fury on Andy. She must find a way to stop him-or die trying.


Beth Fonda Award, AMWA/GCAC, Honorable Mention

GCAC Sound/Sight Award

Morris Fishbein Award

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