Born: Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Joan Kalbacken lives in the Bloomington Normal area of Illinois. Biography: Joan is a retired teacher. In addition to writing children's books she enjoyes writing poetry.
- Distinguished Illinois Author`s Award, Illinois Reading Council, 1994
ISBN: 0613372794 OCLC: 34515275 Rebound by Sagebrush 1996
|Isle Royale National Park
ISBN: 051620131X OCLC: 34411327 Children's Press, New York : ©1996. Describes the history, landscape, and wildlife of the oldest, largest, and only island national park in the United States.--Title page verso.
|Peacocks and peahens
ISBN: 0516010700 OCLC: 30363663 Childrens Press, Chicago : ©1994. Describes the characteristics, habits, behavior, and habitats of peacocks and peahens.
|Vitamins and minerals
ISBN: 051620758X OCLC: 36647802 Children's Press, New York : ©1998. Introduces the major vitamins and minerals found in various foods, and discusses them in relation to nutrition and healthy eating.