Individual Author Record
Name: Ida ChittumPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD Born: 1918 in Canton, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionIda lived in Findley, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationIda, who was educated through the eighth grade in a one-room school house, was a prolific reader and advocate of literacy. She was instrumental in bringing a library to her longtime home of Findlay, Ill., and was the first woman to act as commencement speaker at Findlay High School. In addition to her many books she was a popular speaker to school children.
*''Farmer Hoo and the Baboons'', Delacorte, 1971*''The Hermit Boy'', Delacorte, 1972*''Clabber Biscuits'', Steck, 1973*''A Nutty Business'', Putnam, 1973*''The Empty Grave'', American Educational Publications, 1974*''Tales of Terror'', Checkerboard Press, 1975*''The Secrets of Madam Renee'', Independence Press, 1975*''The Ghost Boy of El Toro'', Independence Press, 1978*''The Buried Casket'', Xerox Education Publications, 1979*''The Cat`s Pajamas'', Parents Magazine Press, 1980*''The Thing Without a Name'', Herald House, 1981*''History Encyclopedia'', Checkerboard Press, 1985