Biographical Information:
Dates in Ridgefield: current resident

author, freelance writer, story-teller

Coco De Young, born in Pennsylvania and now a resident of Ridgefield, is a former educator who presents at schools across the country. Once described as having “a compass in her blood,” she enjoys traveling. Her book, A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt, won the Marguerite de Angeli Prize and is a Booklist “Top 10 First Novels of 1999.”

A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt, 2000
–Sources: www.ccocodeyoung,com; Amazon