Born: in Defiance, Ohio
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Brendler lives in Arlington Heights. She has also lived in Palatine, Oak Park and Mokena, Illinois. Biography: Carol Brendler has a master's degree in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Illinois.
''Winnie Finn, Worm Farmer'', 2014 ILLINOIS READS Book
Carol Brendler on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=carol++brendler+
|Not very scary /
ISBN: 0374355479 OCLC: 837923514 On Halloween, Melly is invited to Cousin Malberta's home for a surprise, but as she walks there on a beautifully spooky evening, she is followed by increasing numbers of creatures that may actually be frightening.
|Radio girl /
ISBN: 0823428613 OCLC: 820553399 In 1938, fourteen-year-old Cece, an aspiring radio actress, encounters lies, secrets, and hoaxes both at home and in the studio where she is transcribing the script for Orson Welles's "War of the Worlds" broadcast.
ISBN: 9780823431922 OCLC: 874733468 Holiday House 2014.
|The Pickwicks' picnic :
ISBN: 0544839587 OCLC: 967094377 After a canine family leaves the hot hazy city for a picnic by the shore, they run into a traffic jam crammed with vehicles ranging from one pickup to ten troopers cruisers, consequently creating an unexpected opportunity--for a picnic.
|Winnie Finn, worm farmer
ISBN: 9780374384401 OCLC: 212432458 Farrar Straus Giroux, New York : 2009. Winnie Finn raises earthworms, which help her neighbors win prizes at the county fair. Includes instructions on making a worm farm.