Jerome Brooks

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General Information

Name: Jerome Brooks

Pen Name: None

Born: 1931 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: May 29, 2004 in Evanston, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Jerome was an English Professor who taught at Chicago City Colleges and authored six young adult novels.

Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

  • Uncle Mike`s Boy, Harper, 1973
  • The Testing of Charlie Hammelman, Dutton, 1977
  • The Big Dipper Marathon, Dutton, 1979
  • Make Me a Hero, Dutton, 1980
  • Naked in Winter, Orchard, 1990
  • Knee Holes, Orchard, 1992

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Uncle Mike's boy

ISBN: 0060206527
Release Date: 1973

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The Testing of Charlie Hammelman

ISBN: 059509435X
Release Date: 2000-06-20

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The Big Dipper Marathon

ISBN: 0671439189
Release Date: 1982-01

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Make Me A Hero

ISBN: 0595094341
Release Date: 2000-06-26

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Naked In Winter

ISBN: 0595006302
Release Date: 2000-09-24

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Knee Holes

ISBN: 0531085945
Release Date: 1992-03

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Literary Awards

Who`s Who in the Midwest and Contemporary Authors

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Jerome Brooks on WorldCat

Jerome Brooks on Amazon


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