(1878 - 1967)
Carl Sandburg was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He was the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and another for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Sandburg “indubitably an American in every pulse-beat”.
Abe Lincoln Grows Up (1928)
Here we have Lincoln’s babyhood and boyhood at Knob Creek Farm and on Little Pigeon Creek, his games and chores.
American Backgrounds (1958)
An anthology of early American stories for older children.
Carol Ryrie Brink
Holling C. Holling
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Holling C. Holling
The Children’s Hour Volume 4 (1953)
A collection of humorous and nonsense stories and verse.
Walter R. Brooks
Laura E. Richards
Early Moon (1930)
A collection of poems by the Prairie Poet.
Man and His World (1958)
Stories and poems about the natural world for older readers.
More Rootabagas (1993)
Ten more American fairy tales from the poet of the prairies.
The New Times and Places (1962)
An elementary school reader which contains an excerpt from Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright which was illustrated by Stephani Godwin, and a version of Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss which was illustrated by Mary Gehr.
Potato Face (1930)
A further collection of Rootabaga stories from the Potato Face Blind Man.
A selection of stories from the first two volumes of Rootabaga Stories.
Rootabaga Pigeons (1923)
Rootabaga Stories (1922)
The first collection of American fairy tales from the poet of the prairies. This is the first edition containing eight chapters. Later editions with this title also include the stories from Rootabaga Pigeons. Read online at Hathitrust. Or at archive.org.
Rootabaga Stories (1951)
Omnilbus collection of American fairy tales from the poet of the prairies including Rootabaga Stories and Rootabaga Pigeons.
Rootabaga Stories - Part One (1988)
Fairy tales as American as the Iowa cornfields.
Rootabaga Stories - Part Two (1989)
American fairy tales including how the Huckabuck family raised popcorn in Nebraska.
A collection of Rootabaga stories by the poet of the prairies.