Patricia Malone

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General Information

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Name: Patricia Malone

Pen Name: None

Born: 1932 in Chrisman, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Malone grew up on a farm and attended elementary and high school in Chrisman, Illinois. She went to the University of Illinois and moved to Waukegan, Illinois after she got married. She received her Masters in Education from National Louis University in Evanston, Illinois. She currently resides in Naperville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Malone holds Illinois teacher’s certificates for elementary and high school and specializes in education for the gifted. She has taught in the Illinois Public Schools of Waukegan, Clarendon Hills, Bolingbrook, and Downers Grove, and for both Governor’s State University and National Louis University which are both based out of Chicago.

She is the author of The Legend of Lady Ilena, a novel geared toward young adults. It is the tale of a young woman's quest for her true identity that leads her into danger, mystery and adventure during sixth century Britain. The book is a 2003 American Library Association nominee for Best Book for Young Adults.

Published Works

  • The Legend of Lady Ilena, Delacorte, 2002
  • Lady Ilena; Way of The Warrier, Laurel Leaf, 2005

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

The Legend of Lady Ilena, is a 2003 American Library Association nominee for Best Book for Young Adults.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Patricia Malone on WorldCat

Patricia Malone on Amazon


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