Arlene B. Hirschfelder

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General Information

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Name: Arlene B. Hirschfelder

Pen Name: None

Born: 1943 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Arlene was born and raised in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Arlene Hirschfelder's passion for writing nonfiction traces back to her childhood in Chicago. She grew up in a house surrounded by thousands of history books and a family where reading and writing seemed just about as important as breathing and eating!

For over 20 years, Arlene worked with the Association for American Indian Affairs.

Published Works

  • Rising Voices: Writings of Young Native Americans, Ivy Books, 1993
  • American Indian Stereotypes in the World of Children: A Reader and Bibliography, Scarecrow Press 1999
  • Native Americans: A History in Pictures, DK Publishing, 2000
  • Photo Odyssey: Solomon Carvalho's Remarkable Western Adventure 1853-54, Houghton Mifflin Co, 2000
  • Kick Butts!: A Kid's Action Guide to a Tobacco-Free America, Scarecrow Press, 2001
  • Encyclopedia of Native American Religions: An Introduction, Checkmark Books, 2001
  • Children of Native America Today, Charlesbridge/Shakti for Children, 2003
  • Tobacco, Greenwood, 2010
  • The Extraordinary Book of Native American Lists, Scarecrow Press, 2012 - written with Paulette Fairbanks Molin

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

American Indian Stereotypes in the World of Children

ISBN: 0810836122
Release Date: 1999-07-28

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Native Americans: A History in Pictures

ISBN: 078945162X
Release Date: 2000-05-01

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Photo Odyssey: Solomon Carvalho's Remarkable Western Adventure 1853-54

ISBN: 039589123X
Release Date: 2000-06-02

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Children of Native America Today

ISBN: 1570914990
Release Date: 2003-02-01

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Tobacco (Health and Medical Issues Today)

ISBN: 0313358087
Release Date: 2010-06-02

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Arlene B. Hirschfelder on WorldCat

Arlene B. Hirschfelder on Amazon


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