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Name:  Neva Swartz  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction

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Neva is a life long Illinois resident.

Biographical and Professional Information

Neva Swartz is a first-time author with ''Tommy the Timid Turtle''. She drew on her experiences as a teacher in the Champaign, Illinois schools to create a book for shy children. She received a B.S. in Music Education in 1946, and an EdM in Educational Administration in 1967—both from the University of Illinois.


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