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Evelyn Coleman

Evelyn Coleman is the award-winning author of a dozen books for young readers as well as numerous short stories, essays and a novel for adults published over a long writing career. A resident of Atlanta, she is the author most recently of "Freedom Train," a 2008 book for young readers.Her novels for young readers, which have thoughtfully explored issues of race in ways that allow children to see realities without sugar-coating or bitterness, include "The Footwarmer and the Crow" (1994), "The Glass Bottle Tree" (1995), "Cymbals" (1995), "White Socks Only" (1996), "To Be a Drum" (1998), "The Rise of Osceola McCarthy" (nonfiction biography, 1998), "Mystery of the Dark Tower" (2000), "Born in Sin" (2003), "Shadows on Society Hill" (2007) and "Circle of Fire" (2009). A film of "White Socks Only" was produced by Phoenix Films and won the Bronze Award at the WorldFest Houston Film Festival.Coleman has written two American Girl Mysteries, The Cameo Necklace: A Cecile Mystery; and Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery, an Edgar Award finalist. She also wrote two History Mysteries, Mystery of the Dark Tower and Circle of Fire.

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