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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Patricia Malone  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1932 in Chrisman, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Malone grew up on a farm and attended elementary and high school in Chrisman. She went to the University of Illinois and moved to Waukegan after she got married. She received her Masters in Education from National Louis University in Evanston and currently resides in Naperville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia Malone holds Illinois teacher’s certificates for elementary and high school and specializes in education for the gifted. She has taught in the Illinois Public Schools of Waukegan, Clarendon Hills, Bolingbrook, and Downers Grove, and for both Governor’s State University and National Louis University which are both based out of Chicago.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- ''The Legend of Lady Ilena'' *Nominated for Best Book for Young Adults, American Library Association, 2003