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Natalie Savage Carlson

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(1906 - 1997)

Natalie Savage Carlson

Natalie Savage Carlson was an American writer of children’s books. She published her first story at age 8 on the children’s page of the Baltimore Sunday Sun. For “The Family Under the Bridge,” she was a runner-up for the 1959 Newbery Medal.



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A Brother for the Orphelines (1959)

When Josine finds a baby boy in the bread basket, the orphelines do not want to give him up to the boys’ orphanage.

Author(s): Natalie Savage Carlson
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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The Family Under the Bridge (1958)

A homeless man meets a family of three children, their mother and their dog camping on his spot under a bridge over the Seine and ends up adopting them all.

1959

Author(s): Natalie Savage Carlson
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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The Happy Orpheline (1957)

Brigette gets left behind in the cemetery when the orphanage is on an outing and meets the wife of the Dauphin.

Author(s): Natalie Savage Carlson
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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Jean-Claude’s Island (1963)

Will a tractor come to Jean-Claude’s island in the St. Lawrence River?

Author(s): Natalie Savage Carlson
Illustrator(s): Nancy Ekholm Burkert

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