Linda Gondosch (25 October, 1944 West Virginia – )

Linda was born in West Virginia but moved to Cleveland, Ohio at a young age. She started writing at a young age, creating a neighborhood newspaper in the garage of her Ardmore Avenue home. The newspaper, written with help from her neighbors, became the inspiration for her book The Best Bet Gazette. After marrying her husband, Werner, Gondosch attend Ohio University earning a BS in education. While raising her family of 4 children, Gondosch continued to write for children including her book Who Needs a Bratty Brother?

Gondosch earned her MA in education from Northern Kentucky University once her children had grown. After earning her degree, she taught writing classes at her alma mater NKU, and language arts at Dearborn High School in Indiana. Gondosch lives in Hebron, Kentucky with her husband and continues to write both fiction and non-fiction books for children.


Works Available at KCPL

The Monsters of Marble Avenue – J Gond
The Witches of Hopper Street – J Gond
The Best Bet Gazette – J Gond
Where did Sacagawea Join the Corps of Discovery?: and Other Questions about the Lewis and Clark Expedition – J 978.02 Gond
How did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution?: and other questions about the Boston Tea Party – J 973.3115 Gond

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