Carol FennerCarol Elizabeth Fenner (September 30, 1929 – February 16, 2002) was an American children's writer.
Fenner's book ''Gorilla-Gorilla'' won a Christopher Award and ''The Skates of Uncle Richard'' won honors from the Coretta Scott King Award. In addition, she was twice a runner-up for the Newbery Award: once each for ''Gorilla-Gorilla'' and ''Yolonda's Genius''. Just prior to her death, ''Yolonda's Genius'' was optioned by a major studio for possible production of a movie for television. Provided by Wikipedia