Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lori Hile  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: Birmingham, Michigan


-- Website -- http://lorihile.com
-- Lori Hile on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=lori+hile

E-Mail: -- lori@lorihile.com


Illinois Connection

Lori lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lori received a two-year graduate certificate in Creative Nonfiction Writing from the University of Chicago, where she was a finalist for the Student Writing Prize. She studied at the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University, graduating summa cum laude with a B.A. in English Literature and Philosophy and a minor in Religious Studies.After spending 15 years as an events, PR, and marketing manager for a major multimedia retailer she turned that experience into a successful writing career.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) lori@lorihile.com

Selected Titles At Your Library

Animal survival
ISBN: 9781406221916. OCLC Number: 751834627

Raintree,. .

True stories of animals that have survived natural disasters and accidents. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Animal survival /
ISBN: 1410939731. OCLC Number: 651486875

Raintree,. .

Learn about animals who have survived in disasterous conditions.

Bullying
ISBN: 9781406238877. OCLC Number: 813859041

Raintree,. .

Imagine walking around with a knot in your stomach, each day, every day. That's how many victims of bullying feel. Others suffer more - and take their own lives. This book shows how to understand and deal with the bullying that occurs every day in streets, schools, and the digital world, exploding some myths along the way.

Bullying /
ISBN: 1432965395. OCLC Number: 754389872

Heinemann Library,. .

This book discusses bullying, explaining the three main elements that make bullying "bullying," types of bullying, and bullying as a learned behavior.

Gangs
ISBN: 9781406238884. OCLC Number: 820884702

Raintree,. .

Gangs /
ISBN: 1432965409. OCLC Number: 820870962

Heinemann Library,. .

Is it ever worth joining a gang? Do they provide protection or bring trouble to a neighborhood? This book looks at gang culture, asks what the gangs are trying to achieve, and shows how they treat their members and the wider community - exploding some myths along the way.

Getting ahead :
ISBN: 9781406234824. OCLC Number: 755072319

Raintree,. .

This book explores the drive that pushes athletes to be strongest, fastest, and best. How has developing technology helped athletes gain the edge? Has advanced technology in sport helped athletes to better reach their potential, or has it harmed sport? What are the ethical debates surrounding legal and illegal drugs such as steroids?

Getting ahead :
ISBN: 1432959786. OCLC Number: 841504574

Heinemann Library,. .

How has developing technology helped athletes gain an edge? Has advanced technology in sports helped athletes to better reach their potential, or has it harmed sports? Explore the ethical debates surrounding legal and illegal drugs such as steroids.

Mermaids /
ISBN: 141094994X. OCLC Number: 793099432

Capstone Raintree,. .

Using the scientific method and available information, this book attempts to find out whether or not mermaids exist.

Mermaids :
ISBN: 9781543535679. OCLC Number: 1022978292

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Provides readers with evidence and scientific tools with which to study the possibility of the existence of mermaids--

Social networks and blogs
ISBN: 9781406220391. OCLC Number: 743474040

Raintree,. .

Blogging and micro-blogging - Cyber communities - Wikis - Cyber safety - Cyber activism and cyber censorship - Timeline - Texting.

Social networks and blogs /
ISBN: 141093845X. OCLC Number: 503073651

Raintree,. .

Explores how social networks and blogs can bring people together, but can also cause controversy.

Surviving extreme sports
ISBN: 9781406224757. OCLC Number: 751834721

Raintree,. .

Surviving extreme sports /
ISBN: 1410939685. OCLC Number: 647221537

Raintree,. .

Learn about a variety of extreme sports, both well-known and obscure, and how and why extreme athletes do what they do.

The Loch Ness monster
ISBN: 9781410953209. OCLC Number: 856017802

Capstone Raintree,. .

Presents information about the Loch Ness monster, offering accounts of incidents and sightings, theories that have been put forth about it, and scientific perspectives on the subject.

The Loch Ness monster /
ISBN: 1410949923. OCLC Number: 793005232

Capstone Raintree,. .

Presents information about the Loch Ness monster, offering accounts of incidents and sightings, theories that have been put forth about it, and scientific perspectives on the subject.