Chocolate, Debbi

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CHOCOLATE, Debbi. (Deborah M. Newton Chocolate). American, b. 1954. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Writer. Riverside Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, editor, 1978-90; Triton College, River Grove, IL, English instructor, 1990-92. Oak Park Public Schools, writing workshop leader at Youth Author's Conference, 1985-95; AYA African Arts Festival, storyteller, 1990, 1991. Affiliated with Illinois Young Author's Conference hosted by the Illinois State Board of Education, 1992, 1995, 1997. Publications: NEATE to the Rescue!, 1992; Elizabeth's Wish, 1994; On the Day I Was Born, 1995; A Very Special Kwanzaa, 1996; Kente Colors, 1996; The Piano Man, 1998; Pigs Can Fly!: The Adventures of Harriet and Friends, 2003; El Barrio!, 2004. AS DEBORAH M. NEWTON CHOCOLATE: Kwanzaa, 1990; My First Kwanzaa Book, 1992; Spider and the Sky God: An Akan Legend, 1993; Talk, Talk: An Ashanti Legend, 1993; Imani in the Belly, 1994. Address: c/o Jane Jordan Browne, 410 S Michigan Ave Ste 724, Chicago, IL 60605, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]