About the Book
Lynn was born in Centralia, Illinois. She and her husband, Richard, have made Flora, Illinois their home since 1981. They have three children and seven grandchildren. Lynn graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale. Recently retired after 35 years of teaching, Lynn taught Special Education for 14 years, and Gifted Education for the last 21 years. Passionate about education and writing, Lynn shared her love for words with her students. In 2004, she founded a school Scrabble club, coaching many students to compete in the annual National School Scrabble Championship through 2015. It is her belief that teachers have the perfect opportunity to encourage students to pursue their passions.