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Norman Bolotin

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Please Note: Since Mr. Bolotin has not lived in Illinois, the only books of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki are his books about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War - Illinois subjects of of interest. Please see his webpage to learn more about his other books.

Biography: Bolotin has written numerous books about the Civil War, Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and the Klondike Gold Rush. As partners in The History Bank, he and his wife, Christine Laing, developed the award-winning Young Readers' History of the Civil War for Penguin/Scholastic. They currently are expanding their museum and publishing studies previously distributed and sponsored in part by the American Association of Museums, Association of American Publishers, Ingram Book Co. and the University of Chicago. He and his wife live in Woodinville, Washington.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children; Young adult readers

Norman Bolotin on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Civil War A to Z :
ISBN: 0525462686 OCLC: 46969884

Dutton Children's Books, New York : ©2002.

Alphabetically arranged articles present over 100 people, places, and points of importance of the Civil War.

  Civil War trivia /
ISBN: 1926700317 OCLC: 691744521

Blue Bike Books, [Edmonton] : c2011.

"The American Civil War has intrigued millions of readers for 150 years. But how much do we know about the real lives of Americans on the battlefields and in trenches and winter quarters when the soldiers had a respite from combat? Civil War Trivia looks inside the conflict to examine the many fascinating and heartrending stories about this great war"--Back cover.

  For home and country :
ISBN: 059099736X OCLC: 36278420

Scholastic, New York : 1996, ©1995.

Pictorial and written account of how soldiers and their families confronted victories and defeats during the Civil War.