Camille Yarbrough

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General Information

Name: Camille Yarbrough

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1934 in Chicago, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Yarbrough was born and raised in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Camille Yarbrough is an American musician, singer, actress, poet, activist, dancer, college teacher, radio host, television producer and author.

Published Works

  • Cornrows, Coward, McCann, & Geoghegan, 1979
  • The Shimmershine Queens, G. P. Putnam's, 1989
  • Tamika and the Wisdom Rings , Random House, 1994
  • Little Tree Growing in the Shade , G. P. Putnam's, 1996

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Little Tree Growin' in the Shade

ISBN: 0399212043
Release Date: 1996-02-07

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Literary Awards

  • Coretta Scott King Award , Cornrows
  • Parents Choice Award, Summershine Queens

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

The author welcomes speaking engagements from schools, colleges, cultural groups and institutions.

External Links

Camille Yarbrough on WorldCat

Camille Yarbrough on Amazon


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