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George Edward Stanley (1942-) Biography - Career, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Member, Honors Awards, Writings, Work in Progress

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(M. T. Coffin, Franklin W. Dixon, a house pseudonym, Laura Lee Hope, a house pseudonym, Carolyn Keene, a house pseudonym, Adam Mills, Stuart Symons)

Born 1942, in Memphis, TX; Education: Texas Tech University, B.A., 1965, M.S., 1967; University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, D.Litt., 1974. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Baptist.

Office—Department of English, Foreign Languages, Cameron University, 2800 West Gore, Lawton, OK 73505. Agent—Susan Cohen, Writers House, Inc., 21 West 26th St., New York, NY 10010.

Mystery Writers of America, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Modern Language Association, Middle East Studies Association, American Association of Teachers of Arabic, American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages, African Language Teachers Association, American Association of Teachers of Persian, American Institute for Yemeni Studies, Syrian Studies Association, National Council of Less-Commonly Taught Languages.

Distinguished Faculty Award, Phi Kappa Phi, 1974; Member of the Year Award, Society of Children's Book Writers, 1979; Oklahoma Writers Hall of Fame, 1994.

FICTION; FOR CHILDREN

Mini-Mysteries, Saturday Evening Post Co. (Indianapolis, IN), 1979.

The Crime Lab, illustrated by Andrew Glass, Avon (New York, NY), 1980.

The Case of the Clever Marathon Cheat, Meadowbrook (Minnetonka, MN), 1985.

The Ukrainian Egg Mystery, Avon (New York, NY), 1986.

The Codebreaker Kids!, Avon (New York, NY), 1987.

The Italian Spaghetti Mystery, Avon (New York, NY), 1987.

(Under house pseudonym Laura Lee Hope) The New Bobbsey Twins: The Case of the Runaway Money, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1987.

The Mexican Tamale Mystery, Avon (New York, NY), 1988.

(Under house pseudonym Laura Lee Hope) The Bobbsey Twins: The Mystery on the Mississippi, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1988.

The Codebreaker Kids Return, Avon (New York, NY), 1989.

Hershell Cobwell and the Miraculous Tattoo, Avon (New York, NY), 1991.

Rats in the Attic: And Other Stories to Make Your Skin

Crawl, Avon (New York, NY), 1994.

Happy Deathday to You: And Other Stories to Give You Nightmares, Avon (New York, NY), 1995.

Snake Camp ("Road to Reading" series), Golden Books (New York, NY), 2000.

Ghost Horse ("Road to Reading" series), Golden Books (New York, NY), 2000.

(Under house pseudonym Carolyn Keene) The Mystery in Tornado Alley ("Nancy Drew" series), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2000.

(Under house pseudonym Franklin W. Dixon) The Case of the Psychic's Vision ("Hardy Boys" series), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2003.

(Under house pseudonym Franklin W. Dixon) The Mystery of the Black Rhino ("Hardy Boys" series), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2003.

(Under house pseudonym Franklin W. Dixon) The Secret of the Soldier's Gold ("Hardy Boys" series), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2003.

(Under house pseudonym Carolyn Keene) Danger on the Great Lakes ("Nancy Drew" series), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2003.

(Under house pseudonym Franklin W. Dixon) One False Step ("Hardy Boys" series), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2005.

(Under house pseudonym Carolyn Keene) The Secret of the Library Clock ("Nancy Drew" series), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2005.

"SCAREDY CATS" SERIES

The Day the Ants Got Really Mad, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1996.

There's a Shark in the Swimming Pool!, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1996.

Mrs. O'Dell's Third-Grade Class Is Shrinking, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1996.

Bugs for Breakfast, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1996.

Who Invited Aliens to My Slumber Party?, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

The New Kid in School Is a Vampire Bat, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

A Werewolf Followed Me Home, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

The Vampire Kittens of Count Dracula, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.


"SPINETINGLERS" SERIES; UNDER PSEUDONYM M. T. COFFIN

Billy Baker's Dog Won't Stay Buried!, Avon (New York, NY), 1995.

Where Have All the Parents Gone?, Avon (New York, NY), 1995.

Check It out and Die!, Avon (New York, NY), 1995.

Don't Go to the Principal's Offıce, Avon (New York, NY), 1996.

The Dead Kid Did It!, Avon (New York, NY), 1996.

Pet Store, Avon (New York, NY), 1996.

Escape from the Haunted Museum, Avon (New York, NY), 1996.

The Curse of the Cheerleaders, Avon (New York, NY), 1997.

Circus F.R.E.A.K.S, Avon (New York, NY), 1997.


"THIRD GRADE DETECTIVES" SERIES

The Clue of the Left-handed Glove, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca, Aladdin (New York, NY), 1998, published as The Clue of the Left-handed Envelope, 2000.

The Puzzle of the Pretty Pink Handkerchief, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca, Aladdin (New York, NY), 1998.

The Mystery of the Hairy Tomatoes, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2001.

The Cobweb Confession, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2001.

The Secret of the Green Skin, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2003.

The Case of the Dirty Clue, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2003.

The Mystery of the Wooden Witness, Aladdin (New York,

NY), 2004.

The Case of the Sweaty Bank Robber, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2004.

The Mystery of the Stolen Statue, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2004.


"KATIE LYNN COOKIE COMPANY" SERIES

The Secret Ingredient, illustrated by Linda Dockey Graves, Random House (New York, NY), 1999.

Frogs' Legs for Dinner, illustrated by Linda Dockey Graves, Random House (New York, NY), 2000.

The Battle of the Bakers, illustrated by Linda Dockey

Graves, Random House (New York, NY), 2000.

Bottled Up!, illustrated by Linda Dockey Graves, Random House (New York, NY), 2001.

Wedding Cookies, illustrated by Linda Dockey Graves, Random House (New York, NY), 2001.


"ADAM SHARP" SERIES

Adam Sharp, the Spy Who Barked, illustrated by Guy Francis, Golden Books (New York, NY), 2002, published as The Spy Who Barked, Random House (New York, NY) 2003.

Adam Sharp, London Calling, illustrated by Guy Francis, Golden Books (New York, NY), 2002, published as London Calling, Random House (New York, NY), 2003.

Swimming with Sharks, illustrated by Guy Francis, Random House (New York, NY), 2003.

Operation Spy School, illustrated by Guy Francis, Random House (New York, NY), 2003.

The Riddle of the Stolen Sand, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca, Aladdin (Ne York, NY), 2003.

Moose Master, illustrated by Guy Francis, Random House (New York, NY), 2004.

Code Word Kangaroo, illustrated by Guy Francis, Random House (New York, NY), 2004.


"TWIN CONNECTION" SERIES; UNDER PSEUDONYM ADAM MILLS

Hot Pursuit, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1989.

On the Run, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1989.

Right on Target, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1989.

Secret Ballot, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1989.

Dangerous Play, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1989.

Skyjack!, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1989.

High-Tech Heist, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1989.

Cold Chills, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1989.


NONFICTION; FOR CHILDREN

Wild Horses, illustrated by Michael Langham Rowe, Random House (New York, NY), 2001.

Geronimo: Young Warrior, illustrated by Meryl Henderson, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2001.

Andrew Jackson, Young Patriot, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2003.

Mr. Rogers: Young Friend and Neighbor, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2004.

Harry S Truman, Aladdin (New York, NY), 2004.

A Primary Source History of the United States, eight volumes, Gareth-Stevens (Milwaukee, WI), 2005.


RADIO PLAYS

The Reclassified Child, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England), 1974.

Another Football Season, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England), 1974.

Better English, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England), 1975.


OTHER

Writing Short Stories for Young People, Writer's Digest (Cincinnati, OH), 1987.

Also author of "Mini-Mystery Series," a monthly short story in Child Life Mystery and Science Fiction, 1977—. Contributor of short stories under pseudonym Stuart Symons to Espionage. Also contributor of articles, stories, and reviews to scholarly journals and popular magazines for adults and children, including Texas Outlook, English Studies in Africa, Linguistics, Bulletin of the Society of Children's Book Writers, Darling, Women's Choice, Children's Playmate, Health Explorer, Junior Medical Detective, and Jack and Jill.

Crazy Horse: Young Sioux Warrior, for Simon & Schuster; Leonardo da Vinci: Young Artist, for Simon & Schuster; Framed ("Nancy Drew" series), for Simon & Schuster; Heroes and Villains of the American Revolution, for Scholastic; Pioneers of the American West, for Scholastic.

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