Non-Fiction

Carrie Steinweg – Mom Moments

Mom Moments: A Compilation of Columns from the Northwest Indiana Times
by Carrie Steinweg
$17.76 (Paperback)
Publisher: America Star Books (June 27, 2011)
ISBN-10: 1462603084
ISBN-13: 978-1462603084
Available from Amazon.com

A collection of parenting columns written by Steinweg about raising five sons that appeared in the Northwest Indiana Times newspaper.

Carrie Steinweg – Lansing (IL)

Lansing (IL) (Images of America)
by Carrie Steinweg
$21.99 (Paperback), $7.99 (Kindle)
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (July 15, 2001)
ISBN-10: 0738518794
ISBN-13: 978-0738518794
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Part of the series of pictorial histories by Arcadia Publishing focuses on the community of Lansing, IL and its roots from German and Dutch setters, farming history and brickyards that supplied much of the bricks for […]

Carrie Steinweg – South Holland

South Holland (Images of America)
by Carrie Steinweg
$20.38 (Paperback), $7.99 (Kindle)
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (July 16, 2003)
ISBN-10: 0738523348
ISBN-13: 978-0738523347
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The second book by Steinweg in the series. It highlights the close-knit Village of South Holland and the Dutch settlers who made it what it is today.

Settled by Dutch pioneers in 1847, South Holland has known […]

Carrie Steinweg – Legendary Locals of Lansing

Legendary Locals of Lansing
by Carrie Steinweg
$19.79 (Paperback)
Publisher: Legendary Locals (November 12, 2002)
ISBN-10: 1467100315
ISBN-13: 978-1467100311
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One of the first books in Arcadia Publishing’s Legendary Locals series, which is a collection of mini-biographies on the people who were instrumental in the village’s beginnings and who have made a significant impact on the community.

Lansing was settled […]

Dr. Elana Ashley – Bullying and Prevention Strategies

Dream Image Press (2018)
Language: English
ISBN -13: 978-0-9744812-3-4

Available from DrElanaAshley.com

For the past five years, educator, author and illustrator Dr. Elana Ashley has been focusing on the issue of Bullying Prevention. Her work has taken the form of books for children and adults, as well as educational programs. Her goal is to empower adults and children with anti-bullying know-how and strategies to […]

Linda Gartz – Redlined

Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago
by Linda Gartz
$5.56 (Kindle), $11.52 (Paperback)
Publisher: She Writes Press (April 3, 2018)
ISBN-10: 1631523201
ISBN-13: 978-1631523205
Available from Amazon.com

Redlined exposes the discriminatory mortgage policies that ravage a Chicago community in the 1960s, told through the story of one white family navigating the uncharted shoals of its […]

Connie Corcoran Wilson – Ghostly Tales of Route 66

Quad Cities’ Press (May 14, 2011)
Language: English

Available from Amazon

Ghostly Tales of Route 66, in single installments, or one combined volume, contain the true tales told to author Connie (Corcoran) Wilson in a drive across the Mother Road, from Chicago to California. Connie has spoken about Route 66 at the St. Louis Old Chain of Rocks […]

Connie Corcoran Wilson – Obama’s Odyssey Vol II: Convention to Inauguration

Quad City Press (September 16, 2015)
Language: English

Available from Amazon

The Obama’s Odyssey series is a reporter’s eye-view of the 2008 race for the White House culled from 1,000 articles published on Yahoo! that garnered 3 million hits and won the author the title of Content Producer of the Year for Politics.

The second volume picks up […]

Connie Corcoran Wilson – Obama’s Odyssey: The 2008 Race for the White House

Quad City Press (September 3, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0692527389
ISBN-13: 978-0692527382

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Obama’s Odyssey: The 2008 Race for the White House is a reporter’s-eye view of events unfolding in 2007 and 2008 as Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Joe Biden, Christopher Dodd, Bill Richardson (et al.) jockeyed for position for the Democratic nomination for president, […]

Jan Lisa Huttner – Tevye’s Daughters: No Laughing Matter

Paperback: 54 pages
Publisher: FF2 Media (December 31, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0985096446
ISBN-13: 978-0985096441

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The Crawley sisters of Downton Abbey? The Bennet sisters of Pride & Prejudice? The daughters born to Zelophehad? Why mention any of these women in the same breath as the beloved characters in the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof? Conventional wisdom […]