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WHO POISONED THE POLITICIAN WHO WAS TRYING TO PASS LEGISLATION TO HELP EDUCATION?In this third in the series about our teacher sleuth, Dana Lawrence and her good friend Reba embark on a new journey to become officers in their district's teachers' association. They unravel a lot of secrets in their new role and vow to become involved in the legislative process. Their journey to the State Capitol finds them solving the mystery of who tried to kill a legislator. Was it the lobbyist for the administrators, his girlfriend, another legislator, or someone else with a motive. Dana, together with Reba, learn more about the legislative process than they ever planned to know.
Beverley Holden Johns is the author or co-author of over 22 non-fiction books, including the seminal college textbook in the field of learning disabilities. This is her third book of fiction.Johns worked within the public schools for over thirty three years with students with learning disabilities, significant behavioral disorders, and autism, and is now a Professional Fellow at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois. She also has taught classes at Illinois College in Jacksonville.She is the 2000 recipient of the CEC Outstanding Leadership Award from the International Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Past International President of the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD), Past President of the CEC Pioneers, Past Secretary and Governmental Relations Chair for the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD), Secretary of the Division for the Arts (DARTS) of the Council for Exceptional Children. She is the 2007 recipient of the Romaine P. Mackie Leadership Service Award. She is currently the First Vice President of Lambda State, Illinois, of Delta Kappa Gamma.Johns is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who of American Women, and Who's Who Among America's Teachers.