Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rainer Lothar Broekel  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1923 in Germany

Died: January 26, 2006 in Ipswich, Massachusetts

-- Rainer Lothar Broekel on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Mr. Broekel was raised in Evanston, Illinois and taught Junior-High in Jacksonville, Illinois during the 1950`s.

Biographical and Professional Information


Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

I can be an author /
ISBN: 0516018914. OCLC Number: 12909855

Childrens Press,. .

Describes the personal qualities, training, and tools necessary to be a writer.

I can be an auto mechanic /
ISBN: 051601885x. OCLC Number: 12052915

Childrens Press,. .

Explains what an auto mechanic does, discusses important qualities such as manual dexterity and an ability to work with computers and math, and examines the special education and training required for such a career.

Math-a-magic :
ISBN: 0807549940. OCLC Number: 20016569

A. Whitman,. .

Provides instructions for twenty magic tricks using numbers, with explanations of the mathematics behind each trick.

Optical illusions /
ISBN: 0531102203. OCLC Number: 13525857

F. Watts,. .

Explains how optical illusions trick the eye and fool perception and provides examples and instructions for readers to make their own.

Sixty silly jokes you can play on your friends /
ISBN: 0590324020. OCLC Number: 21782902

Scholastic Inc.,. .

Contains simple tricks, puzzles, and experiments designed to amaze readers with their curious and seemingly unbelievable results.