Illinois State Library

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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jean L.S. Patrick  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1961 in Carbondale, Illinois

-- Jean L.S. Patrick on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Jean was born in Carbondale, Illinois. She attended St. Paul Lutheran School in Melrose Park, Il.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patrick is a writer, storyteller, and public speaker.

Published Works

  • The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth, Carolrhoda Books, 2000
  • If I Had a Snowplow, Boyds Mills Press, 2001
  • Dolley Madison, Lerner Publishing, 2002
  • Cows, Cats, and Kids: A Veterinatian's Family at Work, Boyds Mills Press, 2003
  • Who Carved the Mountain? The Story of Mount Rushmore, Mount Rushmore History Association, 2005
  • Face to Face with Mount Rushmore, (with Mary Anne Maier) Mount Rushmore History Association, 2008

Selected Titles At Your Library

The girl who struck out Babe Ruth /
ISBN: 1575053977. OCLC Number:

Carolrhoda Books,. Minneapolis, MN :. ©2000.

A retelling of the day Jackie Mitchell, a seventeen-year-old female professional baseball player, struck out the New York Yankees best hitters, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, in an exhibition game in 1931.

If I had a snowplow /
ISBN: 156397746X. OCLC Number:

Boyds Mills Press,. Honesdale, Pa. :. 2001.

A boy tells his mother all the things he would do for her if he had a real snowplow, tree spade, bulldozer, or other machines.

Dolley Madison /
ISBN: 0822501945. OCLC Number:

Lerner Publications Co.,. Minneapolis, MN :. ©2002.

A biography of the popular and dynamic wife of our fourth President, James Madison.

Cows, cats, and kids :
ISBN: 1563971119. OCLC Number:

Boyds Mills Press,. Honesdale, Pa. :. 2003.

A look at the family life of a veterinarian at home and in the field.

Who carved the mountain? :
ISBN: 0975261746. OCLC Number:

Mount Rushmore History Association,. Keystone, SD :. ©2005.

Using historical facts and rollicking rhythm, author Jean L.S. Patrick reveals how the mountain was carved and why George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt were chosen. Rich illustrations by Reně Graef make the unique history of Mount Rushmore come alive for children.

Face to face with Mount Rushmore /
ISBN: 0979882311. OCLC Number:

Mount Rushmore History Association,. Keystone, SC :. 2008.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)