Born: 1931 in Chicago, Illinois
Died: May 29, 2004 in Evanston, Illinois Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Jerome was an English Professor who taught at Chicago City Colleges and authored six young adult novels. Biography: N/A
- Who`s Who in the Midwest and Contemporary Authors
ISBN: 0531085945 OCLC: 24106039 Orchard Books 1992
|Make me a hero
ISBN: 0525344756 OCLC: 5353641 Dutton, New York : ©1980. Twelve-year-old Jake's horizons widen considerably when, one spring day in 1943, he inadvertently goes beyond his neighborhood boundaries, finds a job, and meets Harry Katz.
|Naked in winter :
ISBN: 0595006302 OCLC: 46913533 iUniverse.com, Lincoln, NE : ©2000. Moving to the suburbs of Chicago, miles away from his old home and school, Jake comes to terms with his bitter, bickering family while struggling to commute four hours a day to maintain old friendships and develop a new romance.
|The big dipper marathon /
ISBN: 0671439189 OCLC: 8615981 Pocket Books, New York : 1982, ©1979. A fifteen-year-old's visit to relatives in Chicago gives him new insight into his struggle to decide the kind of life he will live as a victim of polio.
|The testing of Charlie Hammelman
ISBN: 0671299166 OCLC: 5842662 Pocket Books, New York : 1979, ©1977. The death of his teacher and only confidante forces a high school junior to face the crises in his life, reach out to others, and become the best person he can.
|Uncle Mike's boy.
ISBN: 0060206527 OCLC: 750777 Harper & Row New York,  After the divorce of his parents and the death of his younger sister, a young boy finds in his uncle the friendship and comfort he needs.