Individual Author Record
Name: Rosamond DuJardinPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Fiction Romance Born: 1902 in Fairland, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDuJardin was born in Fairland. She moved with her family to Chicago when she was two years old and lived in the Chicagoland area the rest of her life.
Biographical and Professional InformationRosamond Du Jardin began her career as a fiction writer for the Chicago Daily News in 1930, but soon moved on to sell more than 100 stories to magazines such as Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, and McCall's. DuJardin's first novels, published between 1935 and 1946, were written for adults and often appeared first in magazine serial form. She was one of the most popular authors of girls series fiction in the 1950s. Rosamond du Jardin wrote 17 young adult novels. Her Tobey Heydon and Pam and Penny Howard books are among the most beloved teen romance novels of their era. The Tobey & Midge Heydon series are great 1940s & 1950s stories that capture the essence of the malt shop era. The Pam & Penny Howard series are about twins who are so different - and so alike! There is also the Marcy Rhodes series, where the reader gets to read how Marcy learns about love & life.
*''All Is Not Gold'', J. B. Lippincott, 1935*''Tomorrow Will Be Fair'', Macrae Smith Company , 1946*''Wait for March'', J.B. Lippincott, 1950*''Class Ring,: A Tobey Heydon story'', J.B. Lippincott, 1951*''Boy Trouble, a Tobey Heydon Story '', J.B. Lippincott, 1953*''Show Boat Summer'', J.B. Lippincott, 1955*''The Real Thing'', Harpercollins Juvenile Books , 1956*''Wedding in the Family'', J.B. Lippincott, 1958*''Someone to Count on'', J. B. Lippincott, 1962*''Young & Fair '', J.B. Lippincott, 1963