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Bob Boone started teaching in 1964. He has taught in Staten Island, Germany, Highland Park, and Chicago. In 1991, he founded Young Chicago Authors to provide opportunities for young writers from the city.

He has written several textbooks, a teaching memoir, and a sports biography. Along with coauthoring Write Through Chicago (Amika Press), he and Mark Henry Larson have written two other creative writing books, Moe’s Cafe and Joan’s Junk Shop. Forest High is his first work of fiction, and Back to Forest High is his second.

He lives in Glencoe, Illinois, with his wife Sue. He has three children and five grandchildren.

Visit his site, Writing Teacher Hangout, & the site for Write Through Chicago .

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Forest High

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Inside Job: A Life of Teaching

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Back to Forest High

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