Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

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.

Speaking Engagements

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Adventures in ancient Egypt
ISBN: 9781550745481. OCLC Number: 43465488

Kids Can Press,. .

Fast, funny and fascinating romps through the past, set in a contemporary comic book design. Well-researched story lines and solid factual information provide an educational kick Cf. Our choice, 2001.

Greedy Mariani and other folktales of the Antilles /
ISBN: 0689304250. OCLC Number: 934431

Atheneum,. .

The enchanted orchard, and other folktales of Central America.
ISBN: 0152259554. OCLC Number: 606235

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. .

Twenty-two folktales representative of all regions of Central America: creation myths, stories of the devil, supernatural occurances, etc.