Individual Author Record
Name: Julie PhendPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionPhend taught language arts in Naperville, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationJulie Phend holds a BA in English and Theater from Valparaiso University and an MS in education from the University of Wisconsin. While teaching in Naperville, Illinois she met WWII veteran Stanley Edwards when he spoke to her students about his expeiences in the war. As a reslut, they collaborated on a book titled ''D-Day and Beyond: A True Story of Escape and POW Survival''. Phend travels to schools, veterans' events, and book clubs to speak about the book and Stanley Edwards' remarkable story.
''D-Day and Beyond: A True Story of Escape and POW Survival'', Burd Street Press, 2004