About Carolee Dean

Carolee Dean has made numerous appearances as a guest poet/author at schools, libraries, poetry events, and teacher/library conferences. She holds a bachelor’s degree in music therapy and a master’s degree in communicative disorders, and she has spent over a decade working in the public schools as a speech-language pathologist. Her first novel, Comfort, was nominated as a Best Book for Young Adults, was named the Best YA Novel of 2002 by the Texas Institute of Letters, was an IRA notable book, and was on the TAYSHAS (Texas Library Association) reading list. Take Me There is a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers. Forget Me Not is a verse novel exploring suicide and cyber-bullying. Carolee conducts teacher trainings on inspiring reluctant writers including “The Secret Language of Stories” and “Random Acts of Haiku.”

To find teacher’s guides, writing activities, and information about author visits, go to www.caroleedean.com. or visit her blog at Carolee Dean Books.

Carolee's Books:

    Forget Me Not