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Encyclopedia > Carol Ryrie Brink

Carol Ryrie Brink (1895-1981) was a United States author. Brink was born in Moscow, Idaho, and graduated from the University of Idaho. 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The word author has several meanings: The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it). ... Moscow is a city located in Latah County in northern Idaho along the Washington/Idaho border, opposite Pullman, Washington (home of Washington State University). ... The University of Idaho is a land-grant university formed by the Territorial Legislature of Idaho in 1889, located in Moscow, Idaho. ...


She won the John Newbery Medal in 1936 for her book Caddie Woodlawn. The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding American book for children. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A book is a collection of leaves of paper, parchment or other material, bound together along one edge within covers. ... Caddie Woodlawn is an Newbery medal winning book by Carol Ryrie Brink, and illustrated by Trina Hyman. ...


See also

"Brink, Carol Ryrie" in Something About the Author, Volume 1.


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Brink_Carol_Ryrie_id (1240 words)
Carol Ryrie Brink, born and raised in Idaho, is one of the many authors forming the history of Idaho.
Carol Ryrie was born in Moscow, Idaho, on December 28, 1895 (Reed 5).
Ryrie and Brink had met at the University of Idaho where he was a young mathematics professor, but they had first met in 1909, when he was nineteen years old and she was thirteen years old (Reed 11).
MSN Encarta - Literature Guide - Caddie Woodlawn (153 words)
Carol Ryrie Brink was born in Moscow, Idaho, on December 28, 1895.
Brink's parents died before she was eight years old, and she went to live with her maternal grandmother and an aunt.
Brink's childhood was lonely but not unhappy, and she derived much pleasure from her grandmother's stories about growing up on the Wisconsin frontier.
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