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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Natalie Rompella  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: in Waukegan, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Rompella was born in Waukegan and now lives in Libertyville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rompella has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois and a Master of Education in Science Education from National Louis University. She spent ten years teaching elementary and middle school, and was also the curriculum coordinator for the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago. Now a full-time writer, she is the author of trade books, leveled readers and workbooks on a variety of topics.

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-- """The World Never Sleeps""" *Illinois Reads Selections, Illinois Reading Council, 2019