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Natalie Rompella

Born: in Waukegan, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Rompella was born in Waukegan and now lives in Libertyville.

Biography: Rompella has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois and a Master of Education in Science Education from National Louis University. She spent ten years teaching elementary and middle school, and was also the curriculum coordinator for the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago. Now a full-time writer, she is the author of trade books, leveled readers and workbooks on a variety of topics.

  • """The World Never Sleeps"""
  • -- Illinois Reads Selections, Illinois Reading Council, 2019

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

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Selected Titles

Applying the Standards: STEM: Grade 1 /
ISBN: 1483815722 OCLC: 892163150

"...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.

Common Core Science 4today.
ISBN: 1483811247 OCLC: 881394350

"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.

Cookie Cutters & Sled Runners
ISBN: 9781510717718 OCLC: 1005741952

Sky Pony Press 2017

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.

Don't Squash That Bug!
ISBN: 9781897073506 OCLC: 71288186

Lobster Press Montréal : 2007

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

Edgar, Allan, and Poe and the Tell-Tale Beets
ISBN: 9781897550175 OCLC: 467965613

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.

  Experiments in Light and Sound with Toys and Everyday Stuff
ISBN: 1491450738 OCLC: 902986067

Capstone Press 2015

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

  Experiments in Material and Matter with Toys and Everyday Stuff
ISBN: 1491450746 OCLC: 902986068

Capstone Press 2015

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

Famous Firsts: The Trendsetters, Groundbreakers, and Risk-Takers Who Got America Moving!
ISBN: 9781897073551 OCLC: 85737433

Lobster Press Montréal : 2007

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

  Guided Reading.
ISBN: 1483839796 OCLC: 1023575448

Interactive Notebooks.
ISBN: 1483831221 OCLC: 1089201304

Math Instant Assessments for Data Tracking.
ISBN: 9781483838625 OCLC: 974372428

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
ISBN: 9780810867208 OCLC: 265736626

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.

  Ready to Go Guided Reading: Question, Grades 1 - 2.
ISBN: 9781483839110 OCLC: 983466053

Science Fair Projects: Chemistry
ISBN: 1403479143 OCLC: 76828966

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.

  Science Fair Projects: Ecosystems
ISBN: 9780431040394 OCLC: 271385012

Heinemann Library Oxford : 2008

Contains fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions for nine projects rated easy, intermediate and advanced. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Science, Grade 3
ISBN: 148383123X OCLC: 1089222605

Carson Dellosa Pub Co Inc 2016.

STEM, Grade 3
ISBN: 9781483818955 OCLC: 922532621

Applying the Standards: STEM for grade 3 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. The Applying the Standards: STEM series emphasizes creativity and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math. This is a series of six 64-page books for students in kindergarten to grade 5. A variety of topics are covered with 30 engaging tasks, and a culminating reflection question for each task encourages students to think about and apply their newfound learning and knowledge.

The Girls
ISBN: 9781933831169 OCLC: 754848994

Tire Swing Books, Austin, TX : ©2008.

The World Never Sleeps
ISBN: 9780884485612 OCLC: 1045066826

Tilbury House 2018

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.

  We Need More Trees!
ISBN: 9780736255745 OCLC: 795278645

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