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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carol Galusha  

Pen Name: None





Illinois Connection

Carol resides in Williamsville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carol Galusha grew up in Belleville, Illinois. She is the youngest of eight children. After graduating from Illinois State University, she started teaching. Carol has taught for over twenty years. She continues teaching and writing. She lives in a small, Illinois town with her husband and two children.

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Titles At Your Library

Same Birthday
ISBN: 1605941301

Aeon Publishing Inc.. 2008

Three girls who share the same birthday grow up in the heart of the Midwest. Their unique family dynamics lead them down different paths upon graduating from high school. Molly leaves Terre Haute to become a model in Chicago

Janine attends college at Indiana University

and Mary Anne leaves her Illinois farm to marry her high school sweetheart. As women, they face the challenges of being wives and mothers. Will they prove stong enough to endure the loss of their dreams? AboutAuthor: Carol Galusha graduated from Illinois State University and has worked as an educator for the past twenty years. She currently teaches in Springfield, Illinois where she is a teacher of the deaf and also works as a sign language interpreter. Carol lives in the quiet village of Williamsville, Illinois with her husband and two children. Her hobbies include reading, taking long walks, and traveling with her family.

Writing His Autobiography
ISBN: 1605945641

Aeon Publishing Inc.. 2010

Cecelia Spenndrum's life plan is working out beautifully: New York City, handsome boyfriend who just happens to be a lawyer, and a job at the top publishing company in the city. Then, she is assigned to Danny Mann. Danny Mann is a has-been rock star from the seventies. His finances are low, so he decides to write his autobiography...only he doesn't know how. As his ghostwriter, Cecelia must endure his appalling lifestyle and write a flattering autobiography for him. Throughout their journey together, Danny and Cecelia become friends, and Cecelia is forced to question her original life plan. Carol Galusha has been a teacher for over twenty-two years in Springfield, Illinois. Carol resides in Illinois with her husband and two children. Writing His Autobiography is her second novel.

The First to Fall
ISBN: 1475173768

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2012

Five children become friends in a small Illinois town during the 1900s. Their innocence keeps their bond of friendship strong - enduring racism and their families different economic status. The children become adults and survive times of loneliness, prejudice, and death. Marcus and Jackson's friendship lasts a lifetime, while the girls are separated...only to find each other again. Another timeless young adult novel by author Carol Galusha.