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Lynn Swango

Born: Fair Grange, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Lynn Swango grew up in a very small town near Charleston, Illinois.

Biography: Lynn Swango is a retired high school math and science teacher. Prior to writing children's fiction he wrote sports for the local newspaper and published Monticello, Illinois Sesqicentennial book in 1987. He has published sports history books from Sullivan High School and Monticello High School.'No Baseball in Fairview' was his first fiction books and is based on his own experience as a youth.


Primary Audience(s): Children; Young adult readers

Lynn Swango on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Monticello, 150 years later :
ISBN: 0961844302 OCLC: 18961587

Allerton Public Library, Monticello, Ill. : 1987.

No baseball in Fairview /
ISBN: 1878044958 OCLC: 61101682

Mayhaven Pub., Mahomet, IL : ©2002.

Tired of living in a town too small to field a Little League team, pitcher Billy Bell thinks of a way to surmount the problem.