Heidi Bee Roemer

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General Information

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Name: Heidi Bee Roemer

Pen Name: None

Born: 1957 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: www.HeidiBRoemer.com

Email: HRoemer@gmail.com

Photo Credit: Picture People Studio, Orland Square Mall, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Roemer was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Roemer writes for Teaching K-8, has written song lyrics for Kindermusik, has a children’s book review column for a local newspaper, and is a contributing editor for The Prairie Wind, an on-line newsletter for writers and illustrators. She has sold over 300 stories, poems, and articles to a variety of children's magazines. Her poetry appears in various children’s poetry anthologies.

Heidi is an instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature, a college credited correspondence course for adults. She is a writer-in-residence for Chicago Public Schools and has participated in many Young Authors programs. She also serves as Assistant Regional Adviser for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators-Illinois.

Published Works

  • Come to My Party and Other Shape Poems, Henry Holt, 2004
  • What Kinds of Seeds are These?, NorthWord Press, 2006
  • Whose Nest is This?, NorthWord Press, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Come to My Party and Other Shape Poems

ISBN: 0805066209
Release Date: 2004-04-01

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What Kinds of Seeds Are These?

ISBN: 1559719559
Release Date: 2006-10-15

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Whose Nest Is This?

ISBN: 1589793862
Release Date: 2009-08-16

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Literary Awards

Come to My Party was nominated for The Monarch Award and Round Rock Texas ISD Reader’s Choice in 2007 and The Great Lakes’ Great Books Award in 2006.

It is also on the Chicago Public School’s Second Grade Reading List, Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books of 2004.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Heidi Bee Roemer on WorldCat

Heidi Bee Roemer on Amazon


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