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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dorothy Sharp Carter  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1921 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Dorothy Sharp Carter on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Carter was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Before becoming a full time writer, Dorothy Carter taught High School English.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

The Enchanted Orchard, and Other Folktales of Central America
ISBN: 0152259554

Harcourt. 1973

Twenty-two myths and legends about animals, supernatural events, and natural phenomena are translated for young readers

Greedy Mariani and Other Folktales of the Antilles
ISBN: 0689304250

Atheneum. 1974

Wit and wisdom are combined in this anthology of twenty animal and adventure stories from Latin America

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