Kathryn J. Atwood

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General Information

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Name: Kathryn J. Atwood

Pen Name: N/A

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born:


Website: www.kathrynatwood.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kate_Atwood

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4091959.Kathryn_J_Atwood

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/KateAtwood1/boards/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathryn-j-atwood-b6166b12?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile

Email: kjatwood1@comcast.net


Illinois Connection

Atwood lives in Forest Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kathryn J. Atwood, a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the author of three young adult collective biographies of women and war as well as the editor of Code Name Pauline, the memoirs of WWII SOE agent Pearl Witherington. She has contributed to The Historian; War, Literature, and the Arts; and the collections Des Plaines River Anthology and Holocaust Heroines: Fierce Females.

Published Works

  • Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue , Chicago Review Press, 2011
  • Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics, Chicago Review Press, 2014
  • Women Heroes of World War II: The Pacific Theater, Chicago Review Press, 2016

Titles at Your Library

Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue (Women of Action)

ISBN: 1613745230
Release Date: 2013-08-01

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Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics (Women of Action)

ISBN: 1613735952
Release Date: 2016-05-01

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Women Heroes of World War II—the Pacific Theater: 15 Stories of Resistance, Rescue, Sabotage, and Survival (Women of Action)

ISBN: 161373168X
Release Date: 2016-10-01

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Literary Awards

Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue

  • Recommended Title, Amelia Bloomer List
  • Nonfiction Honor List, VOYA

Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics

  • ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

Women Heroes of World War II: The Pacific Theater

  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2017
  • Starred Review, Booklist

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Kathryn J. Atwood on WorldCat

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