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Lael Littke

Full Name: Lael Littke
Gender: Female
Born: 1929-12-02
Number of Works: 45
Daughter of Frank George and Ada Geneva (Petersen) Jensen; married George C. Littke (a college professor), June 29, 1954; children: Lori S. Education: Utah State University, B.S., 1952; graduate study at City College (now City University of New York), 1955-59, and University of California--Los Angeles, 1968. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon). Hobbies and other interests: Travel. Memberships: Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Council on Children's Literature. Agent: Jack Byrne, 3209 South Fifty-fifth St., Milwaukee, WI 53219-4433.

CAREER:

Gates Rubber Co., Denver, CO, secretary, 1952-54; Life Insurance Association of America, New York, NY, secretary, 1954-60; worked as a medical secretary for a physician in New York, NY, 1960-63; writer, 1963--. Taught writing classes in writers' programs at Pasadena City College and University of California--Los Angeles, 1978-88.

AWARDS:

Southern California Council on Children's Literature Award for notable work of fiction, 1992, for Blue Skye; Best Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library, 2003, for Lake of Secrets.

ISBN: 0805057293, 9780805057294
Keywords: sister, haunted
Pages: 160
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0590419293, 9780590419291
Keywords: dress, prom
Pages: 167
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 80%

The beautiful prom dress that Robin finds in her employer's closet becomes a fatal omen as each young woman who wears it is tortured by evil forces
ISBN: 0805067302, 9780805067309
Keywords: secrets, lake
Pages: 208
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 0590557041, 9780590557047
Keywords: watcher
Pages: 208
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 1590381793, 9781590381793
Keywords: selene, searching
Pages: 203
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0875796567, 9780875796567
Keywords: theres, bee, ghost, ruby, mystery
Pages: 166
Published: 1992
  • Rating: 60%

Five twelve-year-old friends from a Beehive church group in California go to work as hostesses on an historical farm in Utah and are caught up in the mystery of a young girl who disappeared in the 1920s.
ISBN: 087579940X, 9780875799407
Keywords: theres, bee, disaster, dress, bridesmaid
Pages: 152
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 60%

When the former teacher of her Beehive church group plans to be married, twelve-year-old Sunshine faces serious problems as she tries to come up with a design for bridesmaid dresses for herself and six other friends.
ISBN: 0875798454, 9780875798455
Keywords: theres, bee, camp, girls, snake
Pages: 170
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 60%

The Bee Theres try to find ways to earn money so that they can go to summer camp, while Marybeth worries that camping will expose her secret fear of the dark.
ISBN: 1573452009, 9781573452007
Keywords: theres, bee, fair, phantom
Pages: 156
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 60%

Bonnnie, a twelve-year-old Mormon girl, hopes that her ideas for the ward Halloween party will get her into the popular girls' club the Bee Theres, but the situation is complicated by a mummy in her backyard.