Patricia Kummer

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General Information

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Name: Patricia Kummer

Pen Name: None

Born: in Minneapolis, Minnesota



Illinois Connection

Kummer lives in Lisle and is an instructor at the College of DuPage.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia Kummer is an author who specializes in Biography, Geography, and History for Children and Young Adults. She has both a B.A. and M.A. degree in history. She is a former middle school social studies and language arts teacher. Currently, she's writing and teaching adult continuing education writing courses at various venues in Du Page County in Illinois.

Published Works

  • One Nation Series, Capstone Press, 1997 - 1999
  • Enchantment of the World Series, Children's Press, 1996 - 2008
  • Pair-It Books: Supplemental reading for third and forth graders, Steck-Vaughn, 2000 - 2003
  • Program Supplemental reading for first through fourth grade Rigby Literacy, 2002 - 2004
  • Inventions That Shaped the World Series, Childrens Press, 2004 - 2006
  • Cool Careers Series, Cherry Lake Publishing, 2009
  • Celebrate the States Series, Marshall Cavendish, 2007 - 2008
  • Natural Wonder Series, Marshall Cavendish, 2007 - 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Kummer will make presentations at schools, libraries and book fairs. She will accept speaking engagements throughout the country.

External Links

Patricia Kummer on WorldCat


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