Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Patricia Kummer  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: in Minneapolis, Minnesota


-- Website -- http://www.scbwi-illinois.org/Kummer.html
-- Patricia Kummer on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=patricia+kummer

E-Mail: -- patriciakummer@comcast.net


Illinois Connection

Kummer lives in Lisle and is an instructor at the College of DuPage.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia Kummer is an author who specializes in Biography, Geography, and History for Children and Young Adults. She has both a B.A. and M.A. degree in history. She is a former middle school social studies and language arts teacher. Currently, she's writing and teaching adult continuing education writing courses at various venues in Du Page County in Illinois.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Kummer will make presentations at schools, libraries and book fairs. She will accept speaking engagements throughout the country.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Alabama /
ISBN: 0736812253. OCLC Number: 48084133

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Alabama, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Alaska /
ISBN: 0736812261. OCLC Number: 48144353

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Alaska, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Arkansas /
ISBN: 0736812288. OCLC Number: 48098396

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Arkansas, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Athletic trainer /
ISBN: 1602793034. OCLC Number: 213407355

Cherry Lake Pub.,. .

Describes the skills necessary to pursue a career as an athletic trainer; and examines the various types of work that athletic trainers do.

Cameroon /
ISBN: 0516242563. OCLC Number: 53797157

Children's Press,. .

An invaluable resource for facts and figures, and a highly visual introduction to Cameroon.--

Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) /
ISBN: 0516026410. OCLC Number: 33105057

Children's Press,. .

Describes the geography, history, culture, economy, people, and cities of the West African country of Côte d'Ivoire.

Currency /
ISBN: 0531167348. OCLC Number: 52901779

Franklin Watts,. .

Describes the invention of currency, a country's official unit of money, its history, and the impact it has had on modern culture.

Delaware /
ISBN: 0736812326. OCLC Number: 48092161

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Delaware, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Hawaii /
ISBN: 0736812350. OCLC Number: 48092164

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Hawaii, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Idaho /
ISBN: 0736812369. OCLC Number: 48077519

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Idaho, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Illinois /
ISBN: 0736812377. OCLC Number: 48098395

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Illinois, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Iowa /
ISBN: 0736812393. OCLC Number: 48098397

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Iowa, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Jordan /
ISBN: 0516248707. OCLC Number: 61362158

Children's Press,. .

Introduces the geography, history, government, religion, and culture of Jordan.

Kansas /
ISBN: 0736800190. OCLC Number: 38580187

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

Gives an overview of the state of kansas, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

Kentucky /
ISBN: 0736800204. OCLC Number: 38565987

Capstone,. .

An overview of the state of Kentucky, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

Korea /
ISBN: 0516242520. OCLC Number: 54006222

Children's Press,. .

Discusses the geography and climate, history, wildlife, economy, government, people, religion, and culture of North and South Korea.

Maine /
ISBN: 1560655267. OCLC Number: 36407791

Capstone Press,. .

An overview of the history, geography, people, and living conditions of the state of Maine.

Maryland /
ISBN: 073681244X. OCLC Number: 48084072

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Maryland, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Minnesota /
ISBN: 0761427163. OCLC Number: 83607931

Marshall Cavendish Benchmark,. .

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and landmarks of Minnesota"--Provided by publisher.

Mississippi /
ISBN: 0736800212. OCLC Number: 38550955

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

Gives an overview of the state of Mississippi, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

Mississippi /
ISBN: 0761427171. OCLC Number: 85822493

Marshall Cavendish Benchmark,. .

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and landmarks of Mississippi"--Provided by publisher.

Missouri /
ISBN: 0736812490. OCLC Number: 48098402

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Missouri, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

Montana /
ISBN: 1560655283. OCLC Number: 36461755

Capstone Press,. .

An overview of the state of Montana, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

Nature's power /
ISBN: 0739808753. OCLC Number: 46448305

Steck-Vaughn,. .

Nevada /
ISBN: 0736800220. OCLC Number: 38542504

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

An overview of the history, geography, people, and living conditions of the state of Nevada.

New Jersey /
ISBN: 0736812547. OCLC Number: 48144356

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of New Jersey, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

New Mexico /
ISBN: 0736812555. OCLC Number: 48098392

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of New Mexico, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

North Dakota /
ISBN: 073681258X. OCLC Number: 48249346

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of North Dakota, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

North Korea /
ISBN: 0531184854. OCLC Number: 144774531

Children's Press,. .

An introduction to the Asian country of North Korea, including its geography, history, religious life, and customs and traditions.

Oklahoma /
ISBN: 0736801170. OCLC Number: 39875086

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

An overview of the history, geography, people, and living conditions of the state of Oklahoma.

Puerto Rico /
ISBN: 0736812636. OCLC Number: 48263721

Capstone Books,. .

An overview of the history, geography, people, and living conditions of the commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Rhode Island /
ISBN: 0736801197. OCLC Number: 39875098

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

Provides an overview of the Ocean State, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

Singapore /
ISBN: 0516225316. OCLC Number: 51879934

Children's Press,. .

Discusses the geography and climate, history, wildlife, economy, government, people, religion, and culture of Singapore.

South Dakota /
ISBN: 0736801200. OCLC Number: 39875187

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

Provides an overview of the Sunshine State, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

South Korea
ISBN: 9780531184868. OCLC Number: 134992740

Children's Press,. .

Describes the geography, plants and animals, history, economy, language, religions, culture, sports, arts, and people of South Korea.

Sports medicine doctor /
ISBN: 1602793026. OCLC Number: 213408605

Cherry Lake Pub.,. .

Provides information on sports medicine, covering its history, the education and training needed to become a sports doctor, and the work of a sports doctor.

Syria /
ISBN: 0516236776. OCLC Number: 57754040

Children's Press,. .

It's geography for a new generation, an invaluable resource for facts and figures, and a fascinating, highly visual introduction to the world's countries. Look for full-color photos, original maps, interactive, browser-friendly sidebars, handy "fast facts," and an authoritative "to find out more" section, including Internet resources.

Tennessee /
ISBN: 1560656816. OCLC Number: 37748530

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

An overview of the state of Tennessee, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

The calendar /
ISBN: 0531167208. OCLC Number: 54822984

Franklin Watts,. .

Describes the history and importance of calendars, and discusses the people who helped create the modern day calendar, including Julius Caesar and Pope Gregory XIII.

The Great Barrier Reef /
ISBN: 0761428526. OCLC Number: 147988157

Marshall Cavendish Benchmark,. .

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, peoples, and environmental issues of the Great Barrier Reef"--Provided by publisher.

The Great Lakes /
ISBN: 0761428534. OCLC Number: 137222753

Marshall Cavendish Benchmark,. .

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, peoples, and environmental issues of the Great Lakes"--Provided by publisher.

The pioneer way /
ISBN: 0739808834. OCLC Number: 46448308

Steck-Vaughn,. .

The telephone /
ISBN: 0531139034. OCLC Number: 59147772

Franklin Watts,. .

Describes the evolution of communication from smoke signals to e-mail, focusing on the invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, and explains how this technology changed America's economy and environment.

The United States region by region /
ISBN: 073986176X. OCLC Number: 740901361

Steck-Vaughn,. .

Take a trip though the regions of the United States.

Tibet /
ISBN: 0516226932. OCLC Number: 51519599

Children's Press,. .

Introduces Tibet, including its geography and climate, history, government, economy, people, culture, religion, language, and activities of daily life.

Ukraine /
ISBN: 0516211013. OCLC Number: 44750656

Children's Press,. .

Photographs, maps, simple text, and Internet resources help children learn about the history, geography, culture, and people of Ukraine.

Utah /
ISBN: 1560656832. OCLC Number: 37631215

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

Provides an overview of the Beehive State, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

Vermont /
ISBN: 0736801219. OCLC Number: 39875083

Capstone Books,. .

Gives an overview of the state of Vermont, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

Washington, D.C. /
ISBN: 0736812733. OCLC Number: 49376030

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of Washington, D.C., covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.

West Virginia /
ISBN: 1560656859. OCLC Number: 37631213

Capstone High/Low Books,. .

Provides an overview of the Mountain State, including its history, geography, people, and living conditions.

Wyoming /
ISBN: 0736812768. OCLC Number: 48098406

Capstone Press,. .

Provides an overview of the state of Wyoming, covering its history, geography, economy, people, and points of interest.