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Paula Danziger Papers, undated, 1978-2004

Summary Information
Title: Paula Danziger Papers
Dates: undated, 1978-2004
Creator: Danziger, Paula
Extent: 6 boxes (4.9 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-120
Abstract:
This collection consists of production materials for titles published beginning in 1974. Production materials include holographs, typescripts, corrected typescripts, front matter copy, corrected galley proofs and corrected page proofs, a paste-up, illustrations, illustration proofs, correspondence, and style sheets with notes.

Repository: University of Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Danziger, Paula.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Paula Danziger Papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Paula Danziger, born August 18, 1944, grew up in Metuchen, New Jersey. While living in New Jersey she became a baby-sitter for the John Ciardi family, and attended the Breadloaf Writers Conferences with the Ciardi family for several summers. Danziger earned both her bachelors and masters degrees from Montclair State College and taught English at John Adams Middle School in Edison, New Yersey, before becoming a full time writer in 1978. Her first publication, The Cat Ate My Gymsuit , was published in 1974. Twice she collaborated with Ann M. Martin, for the publications P.S. Longer Letter Later and Snail Mail No More . She also was a regular presenter about children's literature on BBC's Saturday morning show Going Live . Danziger has received many awards and honors for her work, including some from the California Reading Assosiation, the New York Public Library, Parent's Choice Foundation, and the Child Study Association. Danziger passed away in July 2004 and is buried in Woodstock, NY. Her popular Amber Brown series, continued beyond her death in 2012 with the publication of Amber Brown is Tickled Pink .


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains production materials for twenty eight titles published between 1974 and 2003. Production materials include holographs, typescripts, corrected typescripts, front matter copy, corrected galley proofs and corrected page proofs, illustrations, illustration proofs, correspondence, style sheets and notes, all dating between 1978 and 2004.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Danziger, Paula, 1944-2004
  • Brothers -- Juvenile fiction
  • Jealousy -- Juvenile fiction
  • Infants -- Juvenile fiction
  • Families -- Juvenile fiction
  • Individuality -- Juvenile fiction
  • School stories
  • Teachers -- Juvenile fiction
  • Schools -- Juvenile fiction
  • Awards -- Juvenile fiction
  • Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction
  • Moon -- Juvenile fiction
  • Illustrations
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Amber Brown Goes Fourth, 1995 
Box 1
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 1-3
 
Corrected Typescript, Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Amber Brown Is Feeling Blue, 1998 
Box 1
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Page Proof 1998  Box 1 , Folder 6-7
 
Page Proof, Notes, Proof for Jacket 1998  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Uncorrected Proof 1998  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Page Proof undated  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1998  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Amber Brown is Green with Envy, 2003 
Box 1
Corrected Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 2003  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 1 , Folder 13-14
 
Corrected Page Proof, Front Matter 2003  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
Corrected Page Proof, Correspondence 2003-2004  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
Amber Brown is Not a Crayon, 1994 
Box 1
Front Matter, Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
Amber Brown Sees Red, 1997 
Box 1
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1997  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
Page Proof undated  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Amber Brown Wants Extra Credit, 1996 
Box 1
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1996  Box 1 , Folder 23
 
Barfburger Baby, I Was Here First, 2004 
Box 1
Corrected Front Matter, Corrected Typescript, Corrected Page Proof, Clippings, Book Jacket 2003  Box 1 , Folder 24
 
Can You Sue Your Parents for Malpractice?, 1986 
Box 1
Holograph Notes, Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 1 , Folder 25
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy 1978  Box 1 , Folder 26-27
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Holograph, Corrected Typescript of Front Matter, Layout Notes 1979  Box 1 , Folder 28
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 29
 
Cat Ate My Gymsuit, The: A Novel, 1974 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 1974  Box 1 , Folder 30
 
Corrected Front Matter, Corrected Publisher's Dummy Photocopy, Clippings, Book Jacket 2004  Box 1 , Folder 31
 
Divorce Express, The, 1982 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 1 , Folder 32
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1982  Box 1 , Folder 34
 
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 1 , Folder 35-36
 
Earth To Matthew, 1991 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Page Proof, Front Matter 1991  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Page Proof, Front Matter 1991  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 6-7
 
Corrected Page Proof, Front Matter 1991  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Page Proof 1991  Box 2 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Page Proof, Front Matter 1991  Box 2 , Folder 10
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter Typescript, Corrected Front Matter Photocopy, Research Material 1991  Box 2 , Folder 11
 
Everyone Else's Parents Said Yes, 1990 
Box 2
Holograph, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 2 , Folder 13-16
 
Forever Amber Brown, 1996 
Box 2
Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 17
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 18
 
Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown, 2002 
Box 2
Typescript Photocopy, Corrected Typescript, Corrected Page Proof 2001-2002  Box 2 , Folder 19
 
Ink Sketches of Jacket Art, Proof of Jacket, Publisher's Dummy undated  Box 2 , Folder 20
 
I, Amber Brown, 1999 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter Photocopy, Corrected Galley Proof Photocopy, Corrected Page Proof 1998-1999  Box 2 , Folder 21
 
Corrected Page Proof Photocopy 1999  Box 2 , Folder 22-23
 
Corrected Page Proof Photocopy, Jacket Proof, Photocopy of Correspondence 1999  Box 2 , Folder 24
 
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript 1998  Box 2 , Folder 25
 
Uncorrected Proof 1999  Box 2 , Folder 26
 
It's a Fair Day, Amber Brown, 2002 
Box 2
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript, Corrected Galley Proof, Jacket Sketch, Jacket Proof 2000  Box 2 , Folder 27
 
Corrected Galley Proof 2000  Box 2 , Folder 28
 
It's an Aardvark-Eat-Turtle World, 1985 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 1985  Box 2 , Folder 29
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter 1985  Box 2 , Folder 30
 
Corrected Galley Proof, Paste Proof 1984  Box 2 , Folder 31
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1984  Box 2 , Folder 32
 
It's Justin Time, Amber Brown, 2001 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Typescript, Jacket Sketch, Jacket Proof 1999  Box 2 , Folder 33
 
Make Like a Tree and Leave, 1990 
Box 2
Holograph, Corrected Typescript 1990  Box 2 , Folder 34
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 2 , Folder 35
Box 5
Illustrations, ink on board undated ( 5 items )  Box 5
 
Not For a Billion Gazillion Dollars, 1992 
Box 2
Corrected Page Proof 1992  Box 2 , Folder 36-37
 
Correspondence 1991-1992  Box 2 , Folder 38
Box 3
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter, Corrected Page Proof Photocopy, Miscellaneous 1992  Box 3 , Folder 2
 
Corrected Page Proof 1992  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Galley Proof Photocopy, Photocopy of Illustrations, Correspondence 1992  Box 3 , Folder 4
 
Style Sheet, Layout Notes 1992  Box 3 , Folder 5
 
Illustration Materials 1992  Box 3 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 7-8
 
Editor's Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 10
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 11
 
Corrected Typescript, Computer Graphics, Felt Pen Study undated  Box 3 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 13
 
Pistachio Prescription, The: A Novel, 1978 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 14-18
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter 1978  Box 3 , Folder 19
 
Remember Me to Harold Square, 1987 
Box 3
Holograph undated  Box 3 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript, Book Proposal undated  Box 3 , Folder 21
 
Holograph, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 23-24
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 25
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 26
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 27
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 28
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Correspondence, Notes 1987  Box 3 , Folder 29
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter 1987  Box 3 , Folder 30
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 3 , Folder 31
 
Typescript Photocopy 1987  Box 3 , Folder 32-33
 
Corrected Page Proof 1987  Box 3 , Folder 34
Box 5
Illustrations, pen on board undated ( 8 items )  Box 5
 
Correspondence and photocopies undated, 1987  Box 5
 
Second Grade Rules, Amber Brown, 2004 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Front Matter, Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 3 , Folder 35
 
Thames Doesn't Rhyme with James, 1994 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 4 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript, Front Matter undated  Box 4 , Folder 2
 
There's A Bat in Bunk Five, 1980 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript Photocopy 1979  Box 4 , Folder 3-5
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 6-8
 
Corrected Galley Proof 1980  Box 4 , Folder 9-11
 
Front Matter 1980  Box 4 , Folder 12
 
This Place Has No Atmosphere, 1986 
Box 4
Holograph undated  Box 4 , Folder 13
 
Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 4 , Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript 1986  Box 4 , Folder 15-21
 
Page Proof 1986  Box 4 , Folder 22
 
Trumpet Club, Authors on Tape, undated 
Box AV 1
Tape of Trumpet Club, read by author undated ( 1 tape )  Box AV 1
 
What A Trip, Amber Brown, 2001 
Box 4
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Corrected Typescript, Corrected Galley Proof, Jacket Proof 1999  Box 4 , Folder 23
 
You Can't Eat Your Chicken Pox, Amber Brown, 1995 
Box 4
Front Matter, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 4 , Folder 24
 
Corrected Page Proof 1994  Box 4 , Folder 25