Individual Author Record
Name: Ruth Allison CoatesPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Poetry Audience: Adult; Children; Born: 1915 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois
-- Ruth Allison Coates on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=ruth+allison+coates
Illinois ConnectionRuth was born and raised in Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationRuth Allison Coates was a poet and writer, and a personal friend of Carl Sandburg for many years. She had been published by ''Teen Magazine'', ''Boys' Life'', ''The Minnesota Review''and numerous other literary magazines, and by ''Rand McNally''. She had been a writers' workshop leader at Ball State and McKendree College.Always a writer at heart, Ruth continued to write until her death in April, 2003.
- Great American Naturalists, Lerner Publishing Group, 1974
- Waiting for the Westbound, Ocean Tree Books, 1992
- Walking Toward Eternity, Honeycomb Resources, 2003
Titles At Your Library
Great American Naturalists (Pull Ahead Book)
ISBN: 0822504677 Lerner Pub Group. 1974 Brief biographies of fourteen men and women who dedicated their lives to studying some aspect of nature.
Waiting for the Westbound
ISBN: 0943734266 Ocean Tree Books. 1992
Walking Toward Eternity
ISBN: 0970460449 Honeycomb Resources. 2003 From more than eighty years' wisdom, the poetry of Ruth Allison Coates touches on life as it truly is. Issues of citizenship, discipleship and stewardship run subtly through the thoughts and lines of her writing.