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Deborah Dover Layne

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Deborah lives in a western Chicago suburb with her husband, who is also a writer, and their four children.

Biography: Over the course of 20 years in the field of education Deborah Dove Layne has worked at both the elementary and middle school levels and has been a reading specialist. She has also served as a professor of reading at the graduate and undergraduate levels and supervised preservice teachers.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

Deborah Dover Layne on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Number 1 teacher :
ISBN: 1585363073 OCLC: 181603444

Sleeping Bear Press, Chelsea, MI : ©2008.

This book uses numbers to introduce readers to material taught in elementary school such as geography (2 poles), math (telling time), science (3 states of matter), physical education (9 on a baseball team) and others.

P is for princess :
ISBN: 1585363065 OCLC: 71189699

Sleeping Bear Press : Chelsea, MI : ©2007.

An A through Z picture book introducing royalty from around the world, both real and make-believe. Topics such as Aurora, emperor, Grace Kelly, Princess, Ka'iulani, King Arthur, nobility, and tiara are included--Provided by publisher.

T is for teachers :
ISBN: 1585363316 OCLC: 57167972

Sleeping Bear Press, Chelsea, Mich. : ©2005.

An A-Z pictorial for children ages 4-10 explaining school. Letter topics include, the alphabet, kindergarten, books, librarian, and principal. Each is introduced with a poem accompanied by expository text to provide detailed information--Provided by publisher.

  W is for Windy City :
ISBN: 1585364207 OCLC: 454376758

Sleeping Bear Press, Ann Arbor, MI : ©2010.

Presents objects, people, and places found in Chicago, from A to Z.