Gold, John (1962 - )

Genre: Children's Literature, Non-Fiction

John Gold is an Ohio native who grew up in New Hampshire and has lived in Maine since 1985.He is the author of several non-fiction books for children. Gold received a degree in zoology from the University of New Hampshire and is also a graduate of journalism program. He was a reporter and wire editor with the Journal Tribune in Biddeford and has contributed to many publications, including Business Digest and Commerical Fisheries News. He is a principal of Custom Communications and lives in Saco. Gold is an acive member of Saco Bay Trails, a nonprofit group dedicated to preserving and maintaining trails open to the public.

Selected Bibliography

  • Board of Education v. Pico 1982: Book Banning (1995; Supreme Court Decisions series)
  • Environments of the Western Hemisphere (1998; Comparing Continents series)
  • Heart Disease (1995/2000; Health Watch series)
  • Cancer (1997; 2001; Health Watch series)
  • Cerebral Palsy (2001; Health Watch series)
  • Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company, Memic, a Maine Miracle: The Success Story of Maine's Workers' Compensation Reforms (2003)