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Carolee Dean (1962-) Biography

Personal, SidelightsAddresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Writings, Work in Progress

Agent—George Nicholson, Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc., 65 Bleecker St., New York, NY 10012.


Contract speech and language pathologist for middle school and high school students with communication disorders, Albuquerque, NM. Gives dramatic readings from her works. Also works with adults and young children in an early intervention program.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.


Notable Book citation, International Reading Association, and Best Young Adult Book of the Year, Texas Institute of Letters, both 2003, for Comfort.



Comfort (young adult novel), Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 2002.

Carolee Dean

Jasmine, a story "about an alcoholic mother who abandons her two children in a rundown Amarillo apartment during a drinking blackout"; The Merchant Chief of Copan, an adventure fantasy set during the time of the ancient Maya in Copan, Honduras.

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