Katharine Kendzy Gingold

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General Information

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Name: Katharine Kendzy Gingold

Genre: History

Audience: Children, Adult

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

Website: www.KateGingold.com

Email: kate@gnuventures.net

Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Illinois, Gingold moved to Ohio and Michigan for a few years before returning to raise her children in the Chicago suburbs.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gingold studied at: North Park University in Chicago, Knox College in Galesburg and College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. She earned a BA in Creative Writing and Fine Arts. Her writing experience includes time spent as a newspaper reporter, copywriter, newsletter editor and online columnist in addition to book author. Gingold now writes about Illinois history for children and speaks to local community groups about Illinois is the 1830's.

Published Works

  • Ruth By Lake And Prairie: True Stories of Early Naperville, Illinois, Gnu Ventures Co., 2006
  • Haunted by History: Spectres in a Small Town, Gnu Ventures Co., 2008
  • Six Degrees of Abraham Lincoln, Gnu Ventures Co., 2009

Titles at Your Library

Ruth by Lake and Prairie: True Stories of Early Naperville, Illinois

ISBN: 0979241901
Release Date: 2016-05-16

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Haunted By History: Spectres in a Small Town

ISBN: 0979241936
Release Date: 2008

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Six Degrees of Abraham Lincoln: Searching Out Lesser-Known Connections in Northern Illinois

ISBN: 0979241944
Release Date: 2009-06-15

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Literary Awards

Certificate of Excellence from the Illinois State Historical Society for Ruth by Lake and Prairie.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

To inquire about speaking engagements, call Gnu Ventures Company at 630 687-1111 or email her at kate@gnuventures.net.

External Links

Katharine Kendzy Gingold on WorldCat

Katharine Kendzy Gingold on OpenLibrary


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