Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laura Crawford  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1966 in Geneva, Illinois

Died: September 30, 2013 in Geneva, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.scbwi-illinois.org/Crawford.html
-- Laura Crawford on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=laura+crawford


Illinois Connection

Crawford lived in Geneva, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura Crawford was a longtime dedicated teacher and reading specialist. She graduated from Northern Illinois University with both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees. She loved science and social studies, especially American history and animals and one of her passions was writing children's books. As a second and third grade teacher at Sleepy Hollow Elementary School for 20 years, Laura enjoyed exploring these subjects with her students.


Awards

''In Arctic Waters'', 2014 ILLINOIS READS Book

Selected Titles At Your Library

Benjamin Franklin from A to Z
ISBN: 9781455617135. OCLC Number: 787509811

Pelican Pub.,. .

History comes to life for young readers as they explore an alphabet of the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin.

Deep sea dive
ISBN: 0792236173. OCLC Number: 58039152

National Geographic,. .

Dive into fun and explore the world's oceans from surface to seafloor. Come face to face with great whales, friendly dolphins, scary sharks, and all the ocean's amazing treasures.

In arctic waters /
ISBN: 1934359343. OCLC Number: 78783539

Sylvan Dell,. .

Arctic animals play and chase each other around the ice until they are interrupted by someone. Contains some facts about Arctic animals.

Postcards from Chicago :
ISBN: 9780979547744. OCLC Number: 230825171

Raven Tree Press,. .

A young girl's postcards to friends and family invite readers to explore and learn about significant sites in Chicago. Anna's imagination and inquisitive nature further the learning process.

Postcards from New York City :
ISBN: 0979547733. OCLC Number: 230820563

Raven Tree Press,. .

A young girl's postcards to friends and family invite readers to explore and learn about significant sites in New York City. Anna's imagination and inquisitive nature further the learning process.

Postcards from Washington, D.C. :
ISBN: 0979547717. OCLC Number: 230812995

Raven Tree Press,. .

A young girl's postcards to friends and family invite readers to explore and learn about significant sites in Washington, D.C. Anna's imagination and inquisitive nature further the learning process.

The American Revolution from A to Z /
ISBN: 1589805151. OCLC Number: 300722643

Pelican Pub. Co.,. .

Uses the letters of the alphabet to highlight important facts about the history of the American Revolution.

The Pilgrims' Thanksgiving from A to Z
ISBN: 9781589802384. OCLC Number: 54806250

Pelican Pub. Co.,. .

This alphabet book follows the voyage of the Pilgrims from England to the New World and their first Thanksgiving.