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Patricia Malone

Born: 1932 in Chrisman, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: 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.

Biography: Patricia Malone holds Illinois teacherís 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 Governorís 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

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children; Young adult readers

Patricia Malone on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Lady Ilena :
ISBN: 044023901X OCLC: 148729206

Laurel-Leaf Books, New York : 2007, ©2005.

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: 842932219

Laurel Leaf, 2009.

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

Dell Laurel-Leaf Books, New York : ©2002.

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.