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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lutricia Lois Clifton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1939 in Krebs, Oklahoma

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Illinois Connection

Lutricia now lives in northern, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lutricia Lois Clifton was born in Oklahoma but moved frequently when she was growing up. She finished junior college in Amarillo, Texas, where she met her husband-to-be. She married and riased two sons in Colorado, where she earned a BA and an MA in English from Colorado State University.


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Selected Titles At Your Library

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe /
ISBN: 0823423670. OCLC Number: 742233537

Holiday House,. .

Twelve-year-old Frankie Joe Huckaby, forced to live with the father he never knew, a stepmother, and four half-brothers in Illinois, starts a delivery service to finance his escape back to his mother in Texas, not realizing he is making a better life for himself than he ever had with her.

Seeking Cassandra /
ISBN: 0823435601. OCLC Number: 915120670

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Twelve-year-old Cassie discovers that first impressions can be misleading--and potentially damaging--when she leaves her ritzy neighborhood in Austin, Texas, to spend the summer with her divorced father in his Winnebago camp trailer in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.