Awards & Winners

Natalie Savage Carlson

Date of Birth 03-October-1906
Place of Birth Kernstown
(Frederick County, Virginia, Winchester)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer
Natalie Savage Carlson was an American writer of children's books. For her lifetime contribution as a children's writer she was U.S. nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1966. She was born in Kernstown, Virginia of French Canadian descent, and worked many old family stories and folktales into early books like The Talking Cat and Other Stories of French Canada. Carlson 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 from the professional librarians, which annually recognizes the "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children". Carlson died on September 23, 1997 in Rhode Island.

Awards by Natalie Savage Carlson

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John Newbery Medal
Honored for : The Family Under the Bridge

Nominations 1959 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
John Newbery Medal The Family Under the Bridge