Born: 1934 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Yarbrough was born and raised in Chicago. Biography: Camille Yarbrough is an American musician, singer, actress, poet, activist, dancer, college teacher, radio host, television producer and author.
- -- Coretta Scott King Award , ''Cornrows''
- -- Parents Choice Award, ''Summershine Queens''
Camille Yarbrough on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=camille+yarbrough
ISBN: 9780780768741 OCLC: 4504360 Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York : ©1979. Explains how the hair style of cornrows, a symbol in Africa since ancient times, can today in this country symbolize the courage of outstanding Afro-Americans.
ISBN: 0698114361 OCLC: 36474739 Putnam & Grosset Group, New York : 1997, ©1979. Explains how the hair style of cornrows, a symbol in Africa since ancient times, can today in this country symbolize the courage of outstanding Afro-Americans.
|Tamika and the wisdom rings /
ISBN: 094097567X OCLC: 57497059 Just Us Books, East Orange, NJ : ©2004. Tamika finds strength in her family, her friends, and herself as she copes with the murder of her father by drug dealers.
|The modern ark :
ISBN: 0399212043 OCLC: 31171012 Putnam, New York : ©1995. Tells about work being done by zoos in the U.S. to breed endangered species in capitivity, in hopes of restoring them to the wild.
|The shimmershine queens /
ISBN: 0698113691 OCLC: 17953398 G.P. Putnam's, New York : ©1989. Two fifth graders try to uplift themselves and their classmates out of a less than beautiful urban present by encouraging dreams and the desire to achieve them.