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Linda Armstrong
writer

Linda brings years of experience in the elementary classroom and school library to every project. She also offers the skill of a published juvenile fiction author. Since 2001, she has written or adapted more than forty books for the education market.


years experience: 12+
rates: $25-$55 per page

This writer is looking for an agent
SKILLS
Writing, Copywriting, Fiction writing
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Juvenile fiction, Children's books, Adaptations, Licensed characters, Educational materials for the elementary teacher market including art activities, Reading comprehension, Phonics, Language arts
TRADE REFERENCES
Tanya Dean, Editor, Darby Creek
Krista Fanning, (formerly Editor, Instructional Fair)
Jennifer Pawley, Frank Schaffer (Formerly McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing)
Liz Johnson Bowie
Todd Emerick
LEADING CLIENTS
Edupress (Highsmith), Carson-Dellosa School Division and teacher supplementary, Linworth, Evan Moor, Instructional Fair, Frank Schaffer, Mark Twain Media, Milliken, SRA
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
"African Americans in Radio, Film, and TV Entertainment," Mason Crest, 2013,"Amelia Earhart," "Henry Ford," and "Jane Goodall," Hameray Biography Series, "1,2,3 Follow Me!" "ABC, Follow Me," and "Bit, Bat, Bee, Rime with Me," Linworth Learning, "Math Class Rescue" Grade I and Grade 2 (Carson Dellosa Direct-to-School)"Read and Understand Poetry," Grade 6, with individual original poems in other volumes of the series, Evan Moor."Everyday Art for the Classroom Teacher" (Mark Twain/Carson Dellosa), "Reading Comprehension Mysteries, Grade 4" (Instructional Fair), "Coaching for Comprehension" 5 books (Carson Dellosa), "Fast Ideas for Busy Teachers, Math" Grades 4 and 5 (Frank Schaffer), "Fast Ideas for Busy Teachers, Language Arts" Grades 2 and 3, "Basic Phonics Skills, Level C" (Evan Moor)
PROJECTS ON OFFER/ PROPOSALS AVAILABLE
Middle grade contemporary suburban fantasy novel, several picture books, middle grade mystery club series
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
1969-1975 and 1985-1987
Classroom teacher, LAUSD
1976-1984 Language Development Resource Teacher based in the school library
1995 Published "Early Tigers," (Bellowing Ark Press) a collection of contemporary poetry (Robert Ward, editor)
1997 Published "Tanya's Desert Star" (Willowisp) a dog story for girls 8-12 (Tracey Dils, editor; Tanya Dean, Editor-in-Chief)
2001 Wrote copy for the student and teacher editions of SRA's "All-Star Word Studies, Level D" (Ann Blake, editor)
2001-2003 Wrote adaptations of Disney movies for the special format of McGraw Hill's "Disney's Parent and Child Read Together Series" (28 titles)(Jennifer Pawley and Andrea Pelleschi, editors)
2002-2003 Wrote activity books for Milliken's history series including "Ancient Mesopotamia, Grades 4-6," "The Civil War, Grades 4-6," and "The Road to Revolution, Grades 4-6."
Gave presentations at the Spring, 2003 Conference of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the February, 2004 conference of the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association.
Appeared as a panelist at the opening session of the Conference of Western Slope Art Educators in 2003
See my Author's Guild site for other books. http://www.lindajarmstrong.com
Member:
Author's Guild
SCBWI
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Poets and Writers