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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Natalie Rompella  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Waukegan, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.Natalierompella.com
-- Natalie Rompella on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=natalie+rompella

E-Mail: -- info@natalierompella.com


Illinois Connection

Rompella was born in Waukegan and now lives in Libertyville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rompella spent several years teaching elementary and middle school and now writes full time.


Published Works

  • Don't Squash That Bug!: The Curious Kid's Guide to Insects, Lobster Press, 2007
  • Famous Firsts: The Trendsetters, Groundbreakers, and Risk-Takers Who Got America Moving!,
  • My America, 2007
  • Ecosystems,Heinemann, 2007
  • Chemistry (Science Fair Projects), Heinemann Library, 2007
  • Science Projects: Pack B of 6, Heinemann Library, 2008
  • The Girls, Blooming Tree Press, 2008 - written with Sundee T. Frazier, Caroline Downs, Cynthia Reeg and Tracy Holczer
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Scarecrow Press, 2009
  • Edgar, Allan, and Poe, and the Tell-Tale Beets, Lobster Press, 2009
  • We Need More Trees, National Geographic, 2010
  • Common Core Science 4 Today, Grade 1: Daily Skill Practice, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2014
  • Common Core Science 4 Today, Grade 2: Daily Skill Practice, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2014
  • Experiments in Light and Sound with Toys and Everyday Stuff, Capstone Press, 2015
  • Experiments in Material and Matter with Toys and Everyday Stuff, Capstone Press, 2015
  • STEM, Grade 1, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2015
  • STEM, Grade 3, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2015
  • Science, Grade 2, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2016
  • Science, Grade 3, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2016
  • Ready to Go Guided Reading: Question, Grades 1 - 2, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2017
  • Instant Assessments for Data Tracking, Grade 4: Math, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2017
  • Cookie Cutters & Sled Runners, Sky Pony Press, 2017
  • Ready to Go Guided Reading: Determine Importance, Grades 3 - 4, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, 2018
  • The World Never Sleeps, Tilbury House Publishers, 2018


Selected Titles At Your Library

Don't squash that bug! :
ISBN: 189707350X. OCLC Number:

Lobster Press,. Montréal :. c2007.

Cool facts about insects, our creepy, crawly, useful, and essential neighbors.

Famous firsts :
ISBN: 1897073550. OCLC Number:

Lobster Press,. Montréal :. 2007.

Describes sports and activities originating in the United States and their history, including surfing, snowboarding, in-line skating, and cheerleading.

Ecosystems /
ISBN: 1403479151. OCLC Number:

Heinemann Library,. Chicago, Ill. :. ©2008.

This book offers the plans for nine science projects to discover how factors such as overcrowding, water, and decomposers affect ecosystems with tips on how to create the displays and how to extend and adapt the projects.

Chemistry /
ISBN: 1403479143. OCLC Number:

Heinemann Library,. Chicago, Ill. :. ©2007.

"Learn the answers to scientific questions by following fully-illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Each project contains helpful suggestions for creating an eye-catching science fair display. The projects are related easy, intermediate, and hard so that you can pick the right one for you"--Back cover.

The girls.
ISBN: 1933831162. OCLC Number:

Tire Swing Books,. Austin, TX :. ©2008.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder :
ISBN: 0810857782. OCLC Number:

Scarecrow Press,. Lanham, Md. :. ©2009.

This book helps teens with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder better understand the disease, so that they may become more comfortable with it. This book also explains different forms of OCD, related disorders, and treatment options.

Edgar, Allan, and Poe and the tell-tale beets /
ISBN: 1897550170. OCLC Number:

Lobster Press,. Montréal :. ©2009.

It all began with the beets. The revoltingly red beets that drove Edgar, Allan, and Poe to do the horrendously horrible thing that they did. Their mother has one unbreakable rule: "No dessert until you finish your dinner." But how can Edgar, Allan, and Poe possibly clear their plates when there are Brussels sprouts to be swallowed, liver to be chewed, and worst of all, beets to be bitten? There must be a way to get rid of dinner, without having to gobble up this foul food. Perhaps the loose floorboard under Poe's chair is the answer! But just as the parade of delicious desserts begins, the hidden food starts to grow and starts to smell and it's going to blow their cover.

Common Core science 4today.
ISBN: 1483811247. OCLC Number:

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"Provides the perfect standards-based activities for each day of the week. Reinforce science topics and the math and language arts Common Core State Standards all year long in only 10 minutes a day! Weeks are separated by science topic so they may be completed in the order that best complements your science curriculum. Review essential skills during a four-day period and assess on the fifth day for easy progress monitoring."--Back cover.

We need more trees! /
ISBN: 0736255745. OCLC Number:

National Geographic School Publishing :. [Monterey, C.A.] :. ©2011.

Common Core science 4today.
ISBN: 1483811255. OCLC Number:

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"Provides the perfect standards-based activities for each day of the week. Reinforce science topics and the math and language arts Common Core State Standards all year long in only 10 minutes a day! Weeks are separated by science topic so they may be completed in the order that best complements your science curriculum. Review essential skills during a four-day period and assess on the fifth day for easy progress monitoring."--Back cover.

Experiments in light and sound with toys and everyday stuff /
ISBN: 1491450738. OCLC Number:

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"Step-by-step instructions for experiments pertaining to light and sound"--

Experiments in material and matter with toys and everyday stuff /
ISBN: 1491450746. OCLC Number:

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"Step-by-step instructions for experiments pertaining to material and matter"--

Applying the standards: STEM: grade 1 /
ISBN: 1483815722. OCLC Number:

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"...offers 64 pages of highly engaging STEM tasks. It includes a problem-solving rubric and guided pages that walk students through completing each step of the STEM process. First graders will complete tasks in areas such as chemical reactions, building structures, domino physics, weather, and sound technology."--Publisher's website.

Applying the standards: STEM.
ISBN: 1483815749. OCLC Number:

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"...offers 64 pages of highly engaging STEM tasks. It includes a problem-solving rubric and guided pages that walk students through completing each step of the STEM process. Third graders will complete tasks in areas such as bubble geometry, engineering towers, inventions, and space physics. ... Emphasizes creativity and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math."--Publisher's website.

Interactive notebooks.
ISBN: 1483831221. OCLC Number:

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Science, Grade 3
ISBN: 148383123X. OCLC Number:

Carson Dellosa Pub Co Inc. . 2016.

Ready to Go Guided Reading: Question, Grades 1 - 2.
ISBN: 1483836045. OCLC Number:

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Math instant assessments for data tracking.
ISBN: 1483836126. OCLC Number:

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Cookie cutters & sled runners /
ISBN: 1510717714. OCLC Number:

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Ana is excited to start middle school with her best friend Lily, who understands Ana's obsessive-complusive behavior and shares Ana's plan to write and sell their own cookbook, until the pair is assigned to different partners for their year-long Explorations project.

Guided reading.
ISBN: 1483839796. OCLC Number:

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The world never sleeps /
ISBN: 0884485617. OCLC Number:

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Reveals the hidden life of animals and other creatures from one midnight to the next, highlighting the nighttime adventures of crickets, tadpoles, lightning bugs, and earthworms.


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