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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Heidi Bee Roemer  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1957 in Chicago, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Roemer was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Heidi Roemer writes for Teaching K-8, has written song lyrics for Kindermusik, has a children’s book review column for a local newspaper, and is a contributing editor for ''The Prairie Wind'', an on-line newsletter for writers and illustrators. She has sold over 300 stories, poems, and articles to a variety of children's magazines. Her poetry appears in various children’s poetry anthologies. Heidi is an instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature, a college credited correspondence course for adults. She is a writer-in-residence for Chicago Public Schools and has participated in many Young Authors programs. She also serves as Assistant Regional Adviser for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators-Illinois.


Published Works

  • All Aboard for Zippity Zoo, Weiser Group, 1999
  • Come to My Party and Other Shape Poems, Henry Holt, 2004
  • What Kinds of Seeds are These?, NorthWord Press, 2006
  • Whose Nest is This?, NorthWord Press, 2009


Selected Titles At Your Library

Come to my party and other shape poems /
ISBN: 0805066209. OCLC Number:

Henry Holt,. New York :. 2004.

Poems that celebrate favorite things from different seasons of the year, each shaped like the subject at hand.

What kinds of seeds are these? /
ISBN: 1559719559. OCLC Number:

NorthWord Books,. Minnetonka, Minn. :. ©2006.

""This delightful rhyming picture book tells the stories of nine different seeds in a fun-to-read riddle format"--Front jacket flap."--source other than the Library of Congress.

Whose nest is this? /
ISBN: 1589793862. OCLC Number:

NorthWord,. Lanham, Md. :. ©2009.

Describes the many different types of nests found in nature, including those built by such creatures as hummingbirds, sea turtles, harvest mice, flamingos, alligators, and bees.


Awards

Come to My Party

  • Second Grade Reading List, Chicago Public School
  • Best of the Best Books List, Chicago Public Library, 2004

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)