Individual Author Record
Name: Camille YarbroughPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Audience: Children; Born: 1934 in Chicago, Illinois
-- Website -- http://www.ancestorhouse.net
-- Camille Yarbrough on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=camille+yarbrough
Illinois ConnectionYarbrough was born and raised in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationCamille Yarbrough is an American musician, singer, actress, poet, activist, dancer, college teacher, radio host, television producer and author.
- 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
Selected Titles At Your Library
ISBN: 0698114361. OCLC Number: 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.
The shimmershine queens /
ISBN: 0698113691. OCLC Number: 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.
Tamika and the wisdom rings /
ISBN: 094097567X. OCLC Number: 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 Number: 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.