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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Veronica Randolph Batterson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Veronica Randolph Batterson moved to the Chicago area in 2004 with her family. Her husband, Brett, is the Executive Director of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago. They reside in Aurora.

Biographical and Professional Information

Veronica Randolph Batterson is the author of the juvenile fiction books, ''Billy's First Dance'' and ''Funny Pages''. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee. Her short stories and essays have appeared in various publications. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Billy's first dance
ISBN: 9780741459138. OCLC Number: 609534722

Infinity Publishing,. .

Thriteen-year-old June dreams of becoming a writer. Her youngest brother, Billy, is afflicted with spina bifida and although confined to a wheelchair, dreams of dancing. Junie and her three half siblings live with their grandmother and aunt as her mother has left and none of the children know where she is. Despite the unusual circumstances of the family, will all achieve their dreams?

Daniel's Esperanza /
ISBN: 1500398926. OCLC Number: 910671762

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Under the backdrop of Native American culture and New Mexico ranch life, Daniel escapes his abusive father and finds a new home with Frank and Sarah Carpenter, ranchers and owners of a wild horse sancutary.

Funny pages
ISBN: 9780741468581. OCLC Number: 767569551

Infinity Pub.,. .