Carol Ryrie Brink

1895 - 1981

(1978 Kerlan Award)

 

The Kerlan Award is given "in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation for generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature." The books listed below are owned by the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Library.

Author

Brink, Carol Ryrie. (1937). Baby island. (Pictures by Helen Sewell). New York : The Macmillan Company. INTR-FIC B858BAB

The adventures of two little girls, aged ten and twelve, who rescue four babies from a shipwreck and land safely on what they think is a deserted island.

Brink, Carol (Ryrie). (1972). The bad times of Irma Baumlein. (Pictures by Trina Schart Hyman). New York : Macmillan. INTR-FIC B858BAD

Irma's lie about having the biggest doll in the world leads her into deeper and deeper trouble.

Brink, Carol Ryrie. (1935). Caddie Woodlawn. (Illustrated by Kate Seredy). New York : Macmillan Co. INTR-FIC B858CAD

Eleven-year-old tomboy, Caddie Woodlawn, has many adventures growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the 1860's. Based on the author's maternal grandmother's experiences.

Brink, Carol Ryrie. (1945). Caddie Woodlawn : a play. New York : The Macmillan Company. 813 B8585c

A play for children based on the author's Newbery Award winner,Caddie Woodlawn, that relates the experiences of her maternal grandmother growing up on the Wisconsin frontier during the 1860s.

Brink, Carol Ryrie. (1952). Family grandstand. (Illustrated by Jean MacDonald Porter). New York : Viking Press. INTR-FIC B858FG

The adventures of the three Ridgeway children, who live in a midwestern university town with their history professor father and mystery writer mother, are related as they experience one football season.

Brink, Carol Ryrie. (1956). Family sabbatical. (Illustrated by Susan Foster). New York : Viking Press. INTR-FIC B858FS

When their mother sells her mystery book and their father goes on sabbatical to France, the Ridgeway children have to adapt to a new culture, but have lots of fun doing so.

Brink, Carol Ryrie. (1968). Two are better than one. (Drawings by Fermin Rocker). New York : Macmillan Company; London : Collier-Macmillan Limited. INTR-FIC B858TW

A Christmas package with two miniature dolls reminds an old lady of the year she and her best friend were thirteen and writing a "romantic" novel.

Brink, Carol Ryrie. (1968). Winter cottage. (Drawings by Fermin Rocker). New York : Macmillan. INTR-FIC B858WI

A Depression family appropriates a summer cottage in the Wisconsin woods, where they spend the winter and welcome all visitors, including a runaway youth and two strangers.

Author Information

Berman, R. (2001). Carol Ryrie Brink. The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. 41-45). St. Paul: Pogo Press. Children REF PN 497 .K47 2001

Brink, Carol Ryrie 1895-1981. (1999). In Something about the author (Vol. 100, pp. 32-35). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

Brink, Carol Ryrie 1895-1981. (1983). In Something about the author (Vol. 31, pp. 36-42). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

Brink, Carol Ryrie 1895-1981. (1982). In Something about the author (Vol. 27, pp. 36). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

Brink, Carol Ryrie 1895- . (1971). In Something about the author (Vol. 1, pp. 34-35). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

 

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