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Betty Carlson

Born: 1919 in Rockford, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Carlson was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children; Young adult readers

Betty Carlson on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Favorite women hymn writers /
ISBN: 0891075879 OCLC: 21562763

Crossway Books, Wheaton, Ill. : ©1990.

Great Christian hymn writers /
ISBN: 0891079440 OCLC: 36922751

Crossway Books, Wheaton, Ill. : ©1997.

Great women authors :
ISBN: 1581340664 OCLC: 40632206

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.

  No one's perfect /
ISBN: 0891071431 OCLC: 2493239

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

  Reflections from a small chalet /
ISBN: 0891071741 OCLC: 6329810

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