Strahinich, Helen C.

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STRAHINICH, Helen C. American, b. 1949. Genres: Young adult fiction, Education, Military/Defense/Arms control, Writing/Journalism, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Jamaica Plain High School, Boston, MA, special needs teacher, 1974-76; Belmont High School, Belmont, MA, learning disabilities specialist, 1976-77; Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston, teacher, 1977; University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, instructor, summer, 1977; The Reading Institute, Boston, supervisor and reading specialist, 1977-79; Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, NYC, textbook editor, 1979-80; free-lance writer, 1980-. Publications: Guns in America, 1992; The Holocaust: Understanding and Remembering, 1996; Saving the Zog, 2003; A Tale from Gull Island, 2003. Selector and adaptor of stories for Sounds of Our Heritage series, 1979-80; author of teacher's manual and skills component for Scope English Anthology series, 1982. Author, editor, and revisionist of materials for teach- ers and students, grades kindergarten through adult education courses. Contributor to newspapers. Address: 32 Southbourne Rd, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, U.S.A.