Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Charlotte Towner Graeber  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1930 in Peoria, Illinois

-- Charlotte Towner Graeber on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Charlotte Graeber was born and raised in Peoria, attended the University of Illinois and now resides in Elgin, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Graeber is an author who also worked in the youth services department of the Gail Borden Library in Elgin, Illinois.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Grey Cloud
ISBN: 0590076000

Four Winds Press. 1979

Tom resents his family's move to the country until he meets a strange, quiet boy who raises racing pigeons.

ISBN: B000738PWA

Bantam Skylark Book. 1988

The Thing in Kat's Attic
ISBN: 0525441468

Dutton Juvenile. 1984

After many tries, two young girls and their mother finally discover what is making the mysterious noises in their attic.

Up, Down, and Around the Rain Tree
ISBN: 089191840X

David C Cook. 1984

Parrot, Monkey, and other jungle animals experience the joys of treating each other nicely.

ISBN: 0688067352

William Morrow & Co. 1987

Chad falls in love with a puppy, names it Fudge, and tries to convince his parents to let him keep Fudge

The Hard Luck Mutt (Mr. T. and Me)
ISBN: 0840766610

Xs Books. 1985

When two boys torment a stray dog, Mr. T. intervenes and teaches them a lesson about mistreating animals.

My Mr. t Doll (Mr. T. and Me)
ISBN: 0840766629

Xs Books. 1985

A lonely girl who misses her absent father feels better after Mr. T. reminds her that God cares for her.

The Silver Squawk Box (Mr. t and Me Series)
ISBN: 0840766386

Thomas Nelson. 1985

Mr. T comes along just in time to help a girl involved in a radio theft to see the error of her ways.

The Muscle Tussle (Mr. t and Me)
ISBN: 0840766688

Xs Books. 1985

Mr. T breaks up a fight between two boys and demonstrates that brain power is more important than muscle power.

Nobody's Dog
ISBN: 0786801093

Disney-Hyperion. 1999

When Nobody's Dog is left abandoned on River Road, he searches the neighborhood for the perfect family to adopt, but he is too small for the Fitz's, too noisy for the Applegate's, and too mischievous for Miss Pepper.


  • Friends of American Writers Juvenile Book Merit Award, ''Grey Cloud''
  • West Virginia's Children's Book Award, ''Mustard''

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