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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Betty Carlson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1919 in Rockford, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Carlson was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Betty began her career as a Junior High School librarian. She then worked for the Rockford Register Star, Rockford, Illinois, as a weekly columnist, beginning in 1956. Some time after that she relocated to Huemoz, Switzerland.


Selected Titles At Your Library

No one's perfect /
ISBN: 0891071431. OCLC Number:

Good News Publishers,. Westchester, Ill. :. ©1976.

Reflections from a small chalet /
ISBN: 0891071741. OCLC Number:

Good News Publishers,. Westchester, Ill. :. ©1979.

Favorite women hymn writers /
ISBN: 0891075879. OCLC Number:

Crossway Books,. Wheaton, Ill. :. ©1990.

Great Christian hymn writers /
ISBN: 0891079440. OCLC Number:

Crossway Books,. Wheaton, Ill. :. ©1997.

Great women authors :
ISBN: 1581340664. OCLC Number:

Crossway Books,. Wheaton, Ill. :. ©1999.

A good story warms your heart, challenges your imagination, and inspires your spirit. It can be read over and over, passed from generation to generation, without losing its charm. In this collection of short biographies Jane Stuart Smith and Betty Carlson explore the lives of some of their -- and the world's -- favorite women authors.


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