Ruth Hooker

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General Information

Name: Ruth Hooker

Pen Name: None

Born: April 30, 1920, in Rockville Center, NY

Died: June 1, 1998, in Naperville, IL

Illinois Connection

Ruth lived most of her adult life in Naperville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to her writings of juvenile books Ruth was also a Children's Librarian in Naperville Il.

Published Works

  • Gertrude Kloppenberg (Private), Abingdon, 1970
  • Gertrude Kloppenberg II, Abingdon, 1974
  • Kennaquhair, Abingdon, 1976
  • Pelican Mystery, Whitman, 1977
  • The Kidnapping of Anna, Whitman, 1979
  • At Grandma and Grandpa`s House, Whitman, 1986
  • Sara Loves Her Big Brother, Whitman, 1987
  • Matthew, the Cowboy, Whitman, 1990

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Gertrude Kloppenberg II

ISBN: 0687140978
Release Date: 1974

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards

Award from Friends Of American Writers, 1971 for Gertrude Kloppenberg (Private)

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances


External Links

Ruth Hooker on WorldCat

Ruth Hooker on Amazon


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