Egan, Lorraine Hopping

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EGAN, Lorraine Hopping

EGAN, Lorraine Hopping. American, b. 1960. Genres: Information science/Computers, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Children's nonfiction, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Reporter for Electronic Learning, 1982-83; associate editor for Teaching and Computers, 1983-86; Scholastic Inc., NYC, magazine editor of Futures, 1988, acting editor of DynaMath, 1988, editor of SuperScience Blue, 198891; Aristoplay Ltd, Ann Arbor, MI, product development director, 1991-96; Hall of Fame Sports Books, Ann Arbor, owner, 1993-95. Freelance writer, 1986-; advisor. Publications: NONFICTION: (Coauthor and coeditor) The Computer Ideabook, 1985; (Coauthor and coeditor) Holiday Computer Activities, 1985; Micro Puzzles (for children), 1986; (Coauthor and coeditor) The Computer Ideabook II, 1988; The Kid's Book of Skateboarding (for young adults), 1988; (with others) Explorer: Man Eaters (for young adults), 1988; Wild Weather: Tornadoes (for young adults), 1994; (with others) My First Book of Animals A to Z (for children), 1994; Wild Weather: Hurricanes (for young adults), 1995. Contributor to Classworks (workbook series for children), 1987-88; Teacher's Guide to Modern American Literature, 1988; The Stock Market and You (for young adults), 1988; AIDS and Your World (for children), 1988. Author of computer software and online materials; creator of games, card decks, and puzzles for companies. Contributor of articles to periodicals. Author of educational materials. Contributor of four drama scripts to radio program Kinetic City Super Crew, 1994; author of scripts for audiocassettes Lynne's Secret; or, How I Got the Friends Home, 1992, and Music Maestro Parade, 1992. Address: 5606 North Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105, U.S.A.