Carroll Watson Rankin (1864 - 1945) - Author Collection
Carroll Watson Rankin is the pen name of American author Caroline Clement Watson Rankin (1864–1945). Her best known novel is Dandelion Cottage, published in 1904 by Henry Holt and Company. Rankin allowed her characters much latitude in emotion and behavior at a time when writing for children was often tepid and tutelary. Other of her novels for youth include The Girls of Gardenville (1906), The Anti Foster Pet Association (1907), The Adopting of Rosa Marie (1908), Castaways of Pete's Patch (1911), The Cinder Pond (1915), Girls of Highland Hall (1921), Gipsy Nan (1926), Finders Keepers (1930), Wolf Rock (1933) and Stump Village (1935).