Raum, Elizabeth


Elizabeth Raum 300 dpiElizabeth has a Master’s degree in English and Library Science. She is a former high school teacher, elementary school librarian, and college library director (Concordia College). She currently works as a reference librarian and library instructor at Grand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, Michigan).

She has written a book on children’s literature for teachers and school librarians (Every Day a Holiday: Celebrating Children’s Literature Throughout the Year, Scarecrow Press, 2001), an adult biography (Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Called by God, Continuum Press, 2001), two children’s picture books, and a kids’ non-fiction book (Gift of Peace: The Jimmy Carter Story, Zonderkidz, 2011).

She has also written over 60 nonfiction books for Capstone Press and Heienmann/Raintree, as well as 7 middle-grade historical novels for Capstone. She is an active member of Forest Hills Presbyterian Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where her husband is pastor.