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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Debbie Winnekins Deutsch  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Deutsch was born and raised in Northwest Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Debbie Winnekins Deutsch is published in Word of Art, Volume II and has received awards at the UW-Madison Writer's Institute and the In Print Writing Competition. She is affiliated with the SCBWI, In Print Professional Writers Organization, Chicago Writers Association, and the Independent Author Network. ''Throw Away Sisters'' is her first YA novel.

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Titles At Your Library

Throw Away Sisters
ISBN: 1530730708

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2016

Throw Away Sisters is the compelling tale of fifteen-year-old Cart, and her eleven-year-old sister, Lucy. When the grown-ups in their lives fail them, their options become stay, and contend with the dangers of abuse, or run away. They now face the most unacceptable outcome imaginable, the threat of separation. Throw Away Sisters is a tale of longing, sacrifice, and ultimately, hope.

Speaking Engagements

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