Dr. Balter has published two nonfiction books: Divided Apple: A Story about Teaching in Chicago and Learning Disabilities: A Book for Parents, both with Kendall-Hunt publishers. He has also published two novels: Holden and Me (Rockway Press), for which he received their international fiction award in 2006 and Different Ways of Being (Linkville Press). His essay, “Cruel and Unusual Endings,” about physician-assisted suicide, appeared in the Op-Ed section of the Chicago Tribune in 2000.
Dr. Balter and his wife Barbara, also a retired teacher, live in Northbrook, Illinois. They enjoy extensive travel and 14 grandchildren.
Paperback: 41 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (June 23, 2020)