Whether you're a WWII buff, a reader of historical adventure, or have an interest in Naperville history and the Naperville Municipal Band, you'll find it here where Julie Phend brings history to life.
D-Day and Beyond: A True Story of Escape and POW Survival, written by Julie M. Phend and Stanley E. Edwards, Jr. tells the story of Stan Edwards' unique experiences as a pilot, an escapee, and a POW at Stalag Luft III in Germany in 1944.
The First 150 Years: A History of the Naperville Municipal Band , written by Ron Keller and Julie Phend, is an easy-to-read pictorial history of one of the country's oldest bands, which celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2009.
Author and Teacher Julie Phend offers lively presentations to schools, book clubs, and veterans' organizations about WWII and memoir writing. She also teaches writing classes and offers private tutoring in writing for students of all ages.
"Julie Phend was a delight to have come to our school. She captured all the students' attention with her vivid presentation."
-Ronnie Wu, School District 13, Naperville, IL