Western Artist Matt Atkinson holds his oil painting "Dawn on the Kiamichi River". The painting's image is on the dust jacket.
Carol won her first writing award as a young school girl and remains fascinated with words and story telling. For almost three decades, she has taught history, English composition and other subjects, primarily to high school students. She also edits essays for high school, university undergrad and graduate students. In the 1980s, Carol authored and desk-top published a fourth grade Oklahoma history curriculum. Retailers sold her book across the state and teachers used it in their first through ninth grade classes. Carol's book Oklahoma's Historic Little Dixie is a hardcover, 30,000 word non-fiction history of southeastern Oklahoma with 125 color images. Her article "Tribal Political Organizations" is in the 2015-2016 Oklahoma Almanac, available from the publisher-Oklahoma Dept. of Libraries - www.odl.state.ok.us/almanac/ and (405)522-3383, and in bookstores.
B.A. History with Secondary Teaching Certification,
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Member Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Registered Choctaw Nation Artist
Member Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Member Yukon Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce
Member American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma
Carol's nonfiction story "Teddy Roosevelt's White House Zoo,"
illustrated by Dana, is in the Nov./Dec. 2018 issue of Kid's Imagination Train, a digital publishing platform
HPN Books released Carol's nonfiction book Oklahoma's Historic Little Dixie in July 2017, available from HPN, or from Amazon. The book is the history of the 18 counties of Southeastern Oklahoma, and includes history of Choctaw & Chickasaw nations, and how the area is intertwined with American & Oklahoma history.
Carol's nonfiction story for children, "Flowers That Never Wilt," was published in the February 2016 issue of Nature Friend Magazine. The story is about the barite rose rock.
Carol's non-fiction article "Fred and the Tiny Dinosaur" is in the January 2017 issue of Cadet Quest boy's magazine.
Carol's nonfiction story "Just Like Glue" was in the September 2017
issue of Cadet Quest Magazine
Carol's article is in the 2015-2016 State of Oklahoma Almanac. The state almanac has been the definitive source of official state information since 1907.
Carol's non-fiction story the Northern Gannet was in the March 2016 issue of Nature Friend Magazine for children
Carol's article "Children of God" is in the April/May 2017 issue of Cadet Quest boy's magazine.