Collins, David R.
COLLINS, David R.
COLLINS, David R. American, b. 1940. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Instructor in English, Moline Sr. High School, Moline, Illinois, since 1983. President, Quad Cities Writers Club, since 1973; Vice-President, Writers' Studio, since 1973 (President, 1967-72). Instructor in English, Woodrow Wilson Jr. High School, 1962-83. Director, Mississippi Valley Writers Conference, 1974-; founder/director, Children's Literature Festival, 1977-. Publications: Kim Soo and His Tortoise, 1970; Great American Nurses, 1971; Walt Disney's Surprise Christmas Present, 1972; Linda Richards: First American Trained Nurse, 1973; Harry S Truman, People's President, 1974; Abraham Lincoln, 1976; Football Running Backs, 1976; Charles Lindbergh, 1978; If I Could, I Would, 1979; The Wonderful Story of Jesus, 1980; Joshua Poole and Sunrise, 1980; The One Bad Thing About Birthdays, 1981; Joshua Poole and the Special Flowers, 1981; George Meany, Mr. Labor, 1981; Dorothy Day, Catholic Worker, 1981; Thomas Merton, Monk with a Mission, 1981; Super Champ, 1982; George Washington Carver, 1982; Francis Scott Key, 1982; Notable Illinois Women, 1983; The Game of Think, 1984; The Golden Circle, 1984; Johnny Appleseed, 1985; Florence Nightingale, 1985; Not Only Dreams, 1986; Ride a Red Dinosaur, 1987; The Long Legged School Teacher: Lyndon Baines Johnson, From the Texas Hill Country to the White House, 1987; The Country Artist: A Story About Beatrix Potter, 1988; Grover Cleveland: 22nd and 24th President of the United States, 1988; Harry S. Truman: 33rd President of the United States, 1988; To the Point: A Story About E. B. White, 1988; Noah Webster, 1989; James Buchanan: 15th President of the United States, 1990; William McKinley: 25th President of the United States, 1990; Gerald R. Ford: 38th President of the United States, 1990; Pioneer Plowman: A Story about John Deere, 1990; Tales for Hard Times: A Story about Charles Dickens, 1990; Grandfather Woo Goes to School, 1990; The Greatest Life Ever Lived, 1991; J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of Fantasy, 1991; Lee Iaccoca: Automative Master, 1991; Philip Knight: Running with NIKE, 1992; Malcolm X - Black Rage, 1992; Chang and Eng Bunker: The Original Siamese Twins, 1993; Mark T-W-A-I-N: The Story of Samuel Clemens, 1994; Against the Wind: The Story of Arthur Ashe, 1994; Attack on Fort McHenry, 1995; Cashimir Pulaski: Soldier on Horseback, 1996; Got a Penny?: The Story of Dorothy Day, 1996; Beyond the Clouds: The Story of Christa McAuliffe, 1996. Address: 2520 2nd St, Moline, IL 61265-7703, U.S.A.