Katherine Dolores Marko
Died: 2009 in Geneva, Illinois Pen Name: Katherine Marko Connection to Illinois: Marko lived in Elgin. Biography: Katherine D. Marko moved to Elgin in August of 1955. She was a freelance writer. Over the years, she sold over 300 articles, poems and stories, including nine children's books and several entries for the Children's Encyclopedia Britannica.
|"God, why did dad lose his job?" /
ISBN: 0570036291 OCLC: 8410597 Concordia Pub. House, St. Louis, Mo. : ©1982. When a spoiled twelve-year-old's father loses his job, Stacy finally realizes that the valuable things in life are not material.
|Animals in orbit :
ISBN: 0531200035 OCLC: 22388713 F. Watts, New York : 1991. Discusses the animals originally sent up in space as experiments, and looks at currents projects being conducted on various plants and animals.
|God, when will I ever belong? /
ISBN: 0570036240 OCLC: 4858061 Concordia Pub. House, St. Louis : ©1979. After a sequence of foster homes in which she was unhappy, 12-year-old Jeanie finds herself in a new one she dislikes for the same reasons.
|Hang out the flag /
ISBN: 0027623203 OCLC: 25628730 Macmillan ; New York : ©1992. In 1943, as she waits for her father to come home on leave, a sixth-grade girl in a midwestern town tries to find something special to do for the war effort, such as catching a German spy.
|How the wind blows /
ISBN: 0687176808 OCLC: 6789102 Abingdon, Nashville : ©1981. Describes the various types of winds and their names in different parts of the world and discusses both the destructive and beneficial aspects of wind.
|Pocket babies /
ISBN: 0531202119 OCLC: 32626391 Franklin Watts, New York : ©1995. Examines marsupials, those animals that carry their babies in pouches, including the opossum, kangaroo, and Tasmanian devil.
|Time goes on forever /
ISBN: 0531203166 OCLC: 36126792 Franklin Watts, New York : 1997. Examines the concept of time and the inventions used to measure it.
|Whales, giants of the sea /
ISBN: 0687445604 OCLC: 5564313 Abingdon, Nashville : ©1980. A look at whales, how they probably came to be, and their future.