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June Adelle Behrens, American Writer. Named Distinguished Alumni of Year, University of California Santa Barbara, 1979. Docent Museum of Natural History. Member International Reading Association, Southern California Council on Literature-Children & Young People, Society Children's Book Writers, Delta Kappa Gamma.

Background

Behrens, June Adelle was born on April 25, 1925 in Maricopa, California, United States. Daughter of Mark H. and Mattie Aline (Stafford) York.

Education

Bachelor, University California, Santa Barbara, 1947. Master of Arts Education Administration, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1961. Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1964—1965.

Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973—1974.

Career

Teacher, Hermosa Beach (California) City Schools, 1947-1948; teacher, Torrance (California) Schools, 1950-1954, 56-58; teacher, American Dependent Schools, Federal Republic Germany, France, 1954-1956; teacher, administrator, reading specialist, Los Angeles City Schools, 1958-1980; reading specialsit, Carson (California) School, 1968-1974; with, Park Western Place School, San Pedro, California, 1974-1980; writer, since 1962.

Works

Membership

Docent Museum of Natural History. Member International Reading Association, Southern California Council on Literature-Children & Young People, Society Children's Book Writers, Delta Kappa Gamma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, theatre, traveling.

Connections

Married Henry William Behrens, August 23, 1948. Children: Terry Lynne, Denise Noel.

father:
Mark H. York

mother:
Mattie Aline (Stafford) York

spouse:
Henry William Behrens

children:
Terry Lynne Behrens

Denise Noel Behrens