Amanda Cockrell

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Amanda Cockrell (born 1948) is a professor of English at Hollins University, specializing in children's literature and creative writing.[1] She is the author of a number of historical novels for adults, some written under her own name and some under the pseudonym Damion Hunter. She has written novels about the Romans and about the indigenous peoples of the Americas.[2] Her first young adult novel, What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay, was published in 2011 and was named one of the best children's books of the year by The Boston Globe.[3]

Selected bibliography[edit]

As Amanda Cockrell[edit]

  • Legions of the Mist, 1979
  • Pomegranate Seed, 2002
  • What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay, 2011

The Deer Dancers

  • Daughter of the Sky, 1995
  • Wind Caller's Children, 1996
  • The Long Walk, 1996

The Horse Catchers

  • When the Horses Came, 1999
  • Children of the Horse, 2000
  • The Rain Child, 2001

As Damion Hunter[edit]

The Centurions Trilogy


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