Individual Author Record
Name: Fern SchumerPen Name: Fern Schumer Chapman Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Non-Fiction Born: Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSchumer was born in Chicago and currently resides in Lake Bluff.
Biographical and Professional InformationCritically acclaimed Chicago-based writer Fern Schumer Chapman has written several award-winning books. Her memoir, MOTHERLAND is a popular choice for book clubs. Her other books, IS IT NIGHT OR DAY?, LIKE FINDING MY TWIN, and STUMBLING ON HISTORY are used in middle school classrooms. In 2004, the Illinois Association of Teachers of English (IATE) named Chapman the "Illinois Author of the Year." Twice, Oprah Winfrey shows have featured her books. IS IT NIGHT OR DAY?, explores immigration, Americanization, and identity formation through a little-known program that rescued 1,400 youngsters from the Holocaust. LIKE FINDING MY TWIN showcases how 8th graders reunited two Holocaust refugees. Teachers Guides aligned to the new Core Curriculum State Standards are available for all of her books at www.fernschumerchapman.com. Fern Schumer Chapman gives many school speeches each year, sharing these remarkable stories with students. As a journalist and reporter, her work has appeared in many publications including the Chicago Tribune, Forbes, The Forward, The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, she has taught magazine writing and other seminars at both Northwestern and Lake Forest College.
*''Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust: A Mother-Daughter Journey to Reclaim the Past'', Viking Adult, 2001*''Is It Night or Day?'', Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010*"Like Finding My Twin: How An Eighth-Grade Class Reunited Two Holocaust Refugees," Gussie Rose Press, 2015 Buy New $17.99 Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 FREE Shipping. Only 15 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available. Yes, I want FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime Add to Cart Want it Friday, Dec. 7? Order within 6 hrs 55 mins and choose Two-Day Shipping at checkout. Details Deliver to Springfield 62704 Buy Used $11.99 Add to List Add to Baby Registry Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon See all 4 images Follow the Author Fern Schumer Chapman + Follow *"Like Finding My Twin: How An Eighth-Grade Class Reunited Two Holocaust Refugees," Gussie Rose Press, 2015 *"Stumbling On History: An Art Project Compels A Small German Town to Face its Past," Gussie Rose Press, 2017*"Three Stars in the Night Sky," Gussie Rose Press, 2018