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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Beverly Patt  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

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Patt lives in suburban Chicago and is a Graduate of University of Illinois and Northeastern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patt was a Special Education teacher for 7 years.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Haven
ISBN: 1933831243

Blooming Tree Press/Tire Swing Books. 2009

Fourteen year old Latonya Dennison needs a home and, as luck would have it, Rudy Morris s home is available. However, because Latonya is black and Rudy s family is white, the foster care system is unwilling to make the placement. When Latonya, Rudy and Rudy s goofball friend, Stark, take matters into their own hands, each discovers a unique definition of family, as well as a few surprises along the road.

Best Friends Forever: A World War II Scrapbook
ISBN: 0761455779

Two Lions. 2010

German-American Louise Kessler, 14, starts a scrapbook when her best friend, Dottie Masuoka, leaves for the Japanese internment camps. Louise’s scrapbook includes items from her life “on the home front” as well as Dottie’s letters and drawings from the internment camp. Together, their intertwined stories tell of a friendship that even war cannot tear apart.