Linda Gondosch has written ten books for children, including picture books, early chapter books, middle grade novels, and nonfiction for Random House; Dutton; Little, Brown; and Lerner Publishing Group. Who Needs a Bratty Brother? won the Kentucky Bluegrass Award, a children's choice award. How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution? was named an Honor book by the Society of School Librarians International. Gondosch is inspired by her own childhood in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as the adventures of her four children who were raised in the town of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on the banks of the Ohio River.
Gondosch has taught Language Arts in high school and English 101 at Northern Kentucky University. For the past ten years, she has been a substitute teacher in Preschool through 8th Grade in Kenton County, Kentucky.
Gondosch lives with her husband in Hebron, Kentucky (just across the river from Cincinnati). She has a BS in Education from Ohio University and a Masters in Education from Northern Kentucky University. She has spoken to over 200 schools and libraries about children's books and the writing process.
When she is not writing, she is playing her violin with a small group of musicians or singing in Voices of the Commonwealth. In 2008, she had a wonderful time visiting Italy, exploring Pompeii, Capri, Venice, and Rome.
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Region: Midsouth (Tennessee/Kentucky)
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