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Name:  Denise Thornton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Non-Fiction



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Denise is from Central Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Denise Thornton writes and edits the quarterly newsletter for the Northern Suburban Special Education District, a cooperative of 30 school districts on Chicago's North Shore that pool resources to meet the needs of their students who have physical challenges. She has been a staff writer for the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison and the South Bend Tribune in Indiana. She also recently served as a freelance reporter with regular beats and a weekly column for the Lake County Bureau of the ''Chicago Tribune''.

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