Nebraska Authors

Colleen Gage

Born 1940 Hayes County, NE (USA)

School teacher in Nebraska for some 30 years. Best known for her children's book Sandi the Sandhill Crane, 1995.

Places Lived

Kearney, NE
Culbertson, NE
Milford, NE
Dunning, NE
Palisade, NE
Wauneta, NE
McCook, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry


Children--Fiction; Children--Wildlife; Children-Poetry


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE
Master of Arts Degree, University of Nebraska-Kearney, Kearney, NE


Elementary Educator

Places Worked

Kearney Public Schools


E.Z.'s Way Home: A Sandhill Crane's Adventure. 1995.
Sandi the Sandhill Crane. 1995. (illustrated by Nancy Weinberger)

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