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Jarm Del Boccio

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Connection to Illinois: Del Boccio lives in Park Ridge.

Biography: Jarm ('J' pronounced as a 'Y) Del Boccio finds her inspiration in everyday life, but in particular, when she travels the globe, observing the quirky things that happen along the way as she checks off destinations on her bucket list.

A former teacher and librarian, Jarm's passion is to make the Bible and history come alive for her readers. She believes with inspiration from the past, children can be the heroes of their own stories.

Her professional memberships include SCBWI, American Christian Fiction Writers, Word Weavers, Independent Writers of Chicago and Children's Book Insider. Jarm has published two articles in 'The Old Schoolhouse' magazine, and designed a High School HomeKeeping curriculum for homeschoolers.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Young adult readers


Selected Titles

The Heart Changer
ISBN: 1620208687 OCLC: 1125326110

Emerald House Group 2019

Miriam is asked to do the impossible: serve the wife of Naaman, commander of the Syrian army. Clinging to treasured memories of home and faith, Miriam faces captivity with worry and bitterness. Little does she know the Heart Changer is wooing and preparing her for a greater mission far beyond what she could imagine.--