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Lucille W(ood) Trost (1938-) Biography

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(Lucille Wood-Trost)

Office—Northwest Indian College, 2522 Kwina Rd., Bellingham, WA 98226. Agent—Sharene Martin, Wylie-Merrick Literary Agency, 1138 South Webster St., Kokomo, IN 46902.

University of Florida, Gainesville, research associate in biology, 1962-64; freelance writer, 1964—; Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, assistant professor of behavioral science and director of human relations program, 1976-81; Northwest Indian College, Bellingham, WA, professor, counselor, interim academic dean, and director of individualized studies, 1984—.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Authors Guild, National Writers Union, Pacific Northwest Writers Association, American Society for Psychical Research, Association for the Study of Dreams, Association for the Study of Psychic Phenomena, National Organization for Women, Association for Transpersonal Psychology, Phi Sigma, Sigma Xi.

Grand prize, Pomona Valley Writer's Contest, 1965, for the article "A Grain of Sand"; Outstanding Science Book for Children citation, Children's Book Council/National Science Teachers Association, 1973, for The Lives and Deaths of a Meadow.


Biography of a Cottontail, Putnam (New York, NY), 1971.

A Cycle of Seasons: The Little Brown Bat, Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1971.

The Fence Lizard: A Cycle of Seasons, Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1972.

The Lives and Deaths of a Meadow, Putnam (New York, NY), 1973.

The Wonderful World of American Birds, Putnam (New York, NY), 1978.

(As Lucille Wood-Trost) Native Americans of the Plains, Lucent Books (San Diego, CA), 2000.


Coping with Crib-Sized Campers, Stackpole (Harrisburg, PA), 1968.

(As Lucille Wood-Trost) Broken Ashes (novel), Branden Press (Boston, MA), 1978.

Right Brain/Left Brain (film script), Multi Media Productions, 1986.

Contributor of articles to periodicals, including Science of Mind; Los Angeles Herald-Examiner; National Wildlife; Baby Talk; Climb; Boys' Life; Body, Mind & Spirit; Partners to Improve Education; and Night Vision: A Dream Journal.

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