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Tina P. Schwartz

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Schwartz lives in Grayslake, Illinois and graduated from Columbia College in Chicago.

Biography: Schwartz enjoys writing for children as well as meeting many, many kids while doing author visits at schools, libraries and book signings at stores. A Columbia College graduate, with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing Communication, Mrs. Schwartz worked in Advertising for several years until becoming a mother. She began writing and worked part-time as an Assistant Youth Librarian, and now writes full-time while staying home with her children.


Tina P. Schwartz on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Freshwater fishing /
ISBN: 1448863570 OCLC: 741355070

PowerKids Press, New York : 2012.

Describes the equipment, skills, and techniques needed for freshwater fishing.

Ice fishing /
ISBN: 1448863597 OCLC: 746316010

PowerKids Press, New York : 2012.

Explains when and where to ice fish, the equipment, and why people enjoy the sport.

Motocross freestyle /
ISBN: 0736824367 OCLC: 52714682

Capstone Press, Mankato, Minn. : ©2004.

Describes the sport of freestyle motocross, including the major competitions, stunts, and athletes involved.

Organ transplants :
ISBN: 0810849240 OCLC: 56517522

Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Md. : 2005.

Offers practical advice and suggestions for coping with and surviving organ transplants, including information about events leading up to and after surgery.

  Writing and publishing :
ISBN: 0810856476 OCLC: 421149331

Scarecrow Press, Lanham : 2010.

Discusses many matters that are not often presented in guides to writing and publishing, such as the importance of mentors and critique groups, as well as courses and extracurricular activities that can be of great help to the up-and-coming teen author. The book explores various writing careers and the basics of publishing and marketing, including how to write query letters.