Cynthia Becker began actively writing for publication in 1995. Her first book was a biography of a famous Colorado Ute Indian woman. Chipeta: Queen of the Utes, earned the 2004 EVVY Award for "Best Biography" and an “All City Reads” selection in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
In Chipeta: Ute Peacemaker, Cynthia retells Chipeta’s story for a middle grade audience. The book received the 2009 WILLA Finalist Award in Children's/YA Literature.
Cynthia has produced five library-market books on current topics for educational publisher Cengage Learning (formerly Thomson Gale). Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Saturday Evening Post, Denver Post, Colorado Country Life, Family Chronicle, and Learning Through History.
Primarily a non-fiction author, Cynthia is currently exploring middle grade historical fiction and short story.
Member since 2006
Region: Rocky Mountain (Colorado/Wyoming)
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