Turck, Mary C.

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TURCK, Mary C.

TURCK, Mary C. American, b. 1950. Genres: Children's non-fiction, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Private legal practice, Litchfield, MN, and Chicago, IL; West Town Legal Services, Chicago, founder and director, 1975-76, 1979-80; University Student Legal Services, University of Minnesota, director, 1980-83. Freelance writer, editor, and curriculum developer. Has lectured widely on land issues and Central America. Former teacher in public schools, universities, and prisons. Publications: Facts about Alcohol and Tobacco, 1988; Facts about AIDS, 1988; Chicago, Illinois, 1989; Washington, DC, 1989; Jewish Holidays, 1990; Facts about Crack and Cocaine, 1990; Acid Rain, 1990; A Parent's Guide to the Best Children's Videos and Where to Find Them, 1994; The Mexican War of Independence, 1997; Blizzard!: Snowstorm Fury, 1999; Haiti: Land of Inequality, 1999; (with N.J. Black) Guatemala: Land of the Maya, 1999; (with N.J. Black) Honduras: Hunger and Hope, 1999; The Civil Rights Movement for Kids: A History with Twenty-one Activities, 2000; Healthy Snack and Fast-Food Choices, 2001; Food and Emotions, 2001; Healthy Eating for Weight Management, 2001; The War at Home: The United States in 1968, 2002; The Dirty Thirties: The United States from 1929-1941, 2002; A Country on the Move: The United States from 1900-1929, 2002. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: 2212 St. Anthony Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]