My Dog Rinty

My Dog Rinty by Ellen Tarry and Marie Hall Ets cover, a young boy holding a dog

My Dog Rinty

Written by Ellen Tarry and Marie Hall Ets

Illustrated by Alexander and Alesandra Alland

New York, Viking Press, 1945

7.8" x 9.3"

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections

University of Minnesota Libraries

My Dog Rinty was a favorite of Augusta Baker to read aloud. It is written by Ellen Tarry and Marie Hall Ets. Tarry was a Harlem Renaissance writer who first ventured into children's literature with prompting from Augusta Baker and the Bank Street School's Lucy Sprague Mitchell.

The inscription shown here was written by Marie Hall Ets for Doctor Kerlan in 1950.


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