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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Patricia Malone  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1932 in Chrisman, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

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

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia 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.


The Legend of Lady Ilena Nominated for Best Book for Young Adults, American Library Association, 2003

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Lady Ilena :
ISBN: 044023901X. OCLC Number: 148729206

Laurel-Leaf Books,. .

Now chief of Dun Alyn, fifteen-year-old Ilena disgraces herself on the battlefield and, while subsequently exiled from her people, becomes involved in a plan to rescue King Arthur from his Saxon captors.

Legend of Lady Ilena.
ISBN: 1299233473. OCLC Number: 842932219

Laurel Leaf,. .

The legend of Lady Ilena /
ISBN: 044022909X. OCLC Number: 52561291

Dell Laurel-Leaf Books,. .

In sixth-century Great Britain, a fifteen-year-old girl seeking knowledge of her lineage is drawn into battle to defend the homeland she never knew, aided by one of King Arthur's knights.