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John Coy, undated, 1991-2012

Summary Information
Title: John Coy papers
Dates: undated, 1991-2012
Creator: Coy, John
Extent: 8 boxes (9.2 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-1329
Abstract:
This collection consists of materials related to 11 published books and includeds typescripts, page proofs, proof of jackets, correspondence, holographs, notes, and some materials related to a stage production.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Coy, John

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:

John Coy papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

John Coy was born in 1958. He writes books intended to increase reading in the young male population. His books on basketball are some of the most popular.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials related to 11 books published from 1996-2012 and includes; typescripts, page proofs, proof of jackets, correspondence, holographs, notes, front matter, research materials, dummies, galley proofs, photocopies of illustrations, reviews, booklets, receipts, brochures, and a stage adaptation.

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.
  • Coy, John, 1985-
  • Basketball -- Fiction.
  • Basketball -- Cartoons and comics.
  • Cartoons and comics.
  • Sports -- Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Streetball.
  • Prayer in the public schools -- Fiction.
  • Church and state -- Fiction.
  • High schools -- Fiction.
  • Schools -- Fiction.
  • Basketball -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Prayer in the public schools -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Church and state -- Juvenile fiction.
  • High schools -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Basketball.
  • Church and state.
  • High schools.
  • Prayer in the public schools.
  • Schools.
  • Fiction.
  • Juvenile works.
  • Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Coaching (Athletics) -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Steroids -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Drug abuse -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Football -- Fiction.
  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
  • Coaching (Athletics) -- Fiction.
  • Steroids -- Fiction.
  • Drug abuse -- Fiction.
  • Coaching (Athletics)
  • Drug abuse.
  • Fathers and sons.
  • Football stories.
  • Steroids.
  • Soccer -- Fiction.
  • Camps -- Fiction.
  • Ability -- Fiction.
  • Friendship -- Fiction.
  • Soldiers -- Fiction.
  • Soccer -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Camps -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Ability -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Soldiers -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Family life -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Ability.
  • Camps.
  • Friendship.
  • Soccer.
  • Soldiers.
  • Family life -- Fiction.
  • Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Families -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Middle schools -- Fiction.
  • Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
  • Families.
  • Interpersonal relations.
  • Middle schools.
  • Night -- Fiction.
  • Travel -- Fiction.
  • Night.
  • Travel.
  • African Americans -- Fiction.
  • Basketball stories.
  • African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
  • African Americans.
  • Juvenile materials.
  • Sex role -- Fiction.
  • Divorce -- Fiction.
  • Sex role -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Divorce -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Divorce.
  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
  • Potatoes -- Fiction.
  • Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Potatoes -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Potatoes.
  • Fathers and daughters.
  • Sound -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Automobile travel -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Imagination -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Bedtime -- Juvenile fiction.
  • Sound -- Fiction.
  • Automobile travel -- Fiction.
  • Imagination -- Fiction.
  • Bedtime -- Fiction.
  • Automobile travel.
  • Bedtime.
  • Imagination.
  • Sound.
  • photocopies of illustrations
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Around the World 2005 
Box 1
Typescript, Corrected Typescript 2003-2005  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
Page Proof, Proof of Jacket 2005  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Sketches, Dummy with Sketches undated  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Dummy with Sketches, Correspondence, Feedback from Children 2004-2005  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Notes, Layout Notes, Research Material undated  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Research Material 2004  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Box Out 2008 
Box 1
Notes, Research Material 2005  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Holograph 2005  Box 1 , Folder 9-10
 
Holograph, Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 12-13
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 1 , Folder 15-16
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 1 , Folder 18-21
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript 2007  Box 1 , Folder 23-31
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 2007  Box 2 , Folder 1-3
 
Corrected Typescript, Typescript Corrected by Students 2006  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
Typescript Corrected By Students undated  Box 2 , Folder 5-6
 
Corrected Typescript with Holograph 2006-2007  Box 2 , Folder 7-24
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy 2008  Box 2 , Folder 25-26
 
Corrected Page Proof Preview, Correspondence, Corrected Page Proof 2007-2008  Box 2 , Folder 27
 
Corrected Page Proof 2007  Box 2 , Folder 28-31
Box 3
Corrected Page Proof Photocopy 2007  Box 3 , Folder 1-2
 
Proof of Jacket, Correspondence 2005-2007  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Notes 2006  Box 3 , Folder 4-13
 
Crackback 2005 
Box 3
Holograph 2003  Box 3 , Folder 14-15
 
Holograph and Corrected Typescript 2003  Box 3 , Folder 16-19
 
Typescript 2002  Box 3 , Folder 20-21
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 3 , Folder 22-23
 
Corrected Typescript, Character Descriptions undated  Box 3 , Folder 24
 
Corrected Typescript 2003-2004  Box 3 , Folder 25-36
Box 4
Corrected Typescript 2003-2004  Box 4 , Folder 1-8
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 4 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy undated  Box 4 , Folder 10
 
Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Front Matter 2005  Box 4 , Folder 11
 
Page Proof 2005  Box 4 , Folder 12-13
 
Corrected Page Proof 2005  Box 4 , Folder 14-17
 
Corrected Page Proof, Proof of Jacket undated  Box 4 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Page Proof Photocopy 2005  Box 4 , Folder 19-20
 
Corrected Page Proof Photocopy, Correspondence 2003-2005  Box 4 , Folder 21
 
Notes undated  Box 4 , Folder 22-25
 
Notes, Research Material 2001-2004  Box 4 , Folder 26
 
Eyes on the Goal 2010 
Box 4
Holograph 2008  Box 4 , Folder 27-28
 
Corrected Typescript 2009  Box 4 , Folder 29-35
Box 5
Corrected Typescript 2009  Box 5 , Folder 1-11
 
Typescript with Holograph 2009  Box 5 , Folder 12-14
 
Page Proof 2009  Box 5 , Folder 15
 
Page Proof, Correspondence, Notes 2009  Box 5 , Folder 16
 
Notes undated  Box 5 , Folder 17
 
Letters from Kids, 2000-2006 
Box 5
Correspondence 2000-2006  Box 5 , Folder 18-31
Box 6
Correspondence 2000-2006  Box 6 , Folder 1-16
 
Photos, Correspondence 2001  Box 6 , Folder 17
 
Love of the Game 2011 
Box 6
Holograph 2009  Box 6 , Folder 18
 
Holograph, Corrected Typescript 2009  Box 6 , Folder 19
 
Corrected Typescript 2010  Box 6 , Folder 20-26
 
Corrected Typescript, Page Proof 2010  Box 6 , Folder 27
 
Page Proof 2010  Box 6 , Folder 28
 
Page Proof, Correspondence 2010  Box 6 , Folder 29
Box 7
Notes undated  Box 7 , Folder 1
 
Notes, Clippings, Research 2007  Box 7 , Folder 2
 
Research Material 2003-2009  Box 7 , Folder 3-5
 
Night Driving 1996 
Box 7
Corrected Holograph 1991  Box 7 , Folder 6
 
Typescript, Corrected Typescript, Correspondence 1992-1994  Box 7 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Galley Proof 1994-1995  Box 7 , Folder 8
 
Dummy with Paste-up Corrected Typescript, Photocopy of Illustrations, Correspondence 1992  Box 7 , Folder 9
 
Correspondence, Correspondence from Children 1994-1998  Box 7 , Folder 10
 
Notes undated  Box 7 , Folder 11
 
Photocopies of Clippings, Research Material, Booklet, Receipt, Brochure 1994-1996  Box 7 , Folder 12
 
Holograph and Corrected Typescript, Corrected Typescript Photocopy, Corrected Typescript 1991-1992  Box 7 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Notes, Research Materials, Reviews 1992-1997  Box 7 , Folder 14
 
Correspondence, Notes undated  Box 7 , Folder 15
 
Strong to the Hoop 1999 
Box 7
Holograph, Typescript, Corrected Typescript 1995  Box 7 , Folder 16
 
Corrected Typescript 1995-1998  Box 7 , Folder 17-18
 
Corrected Typescript, Stage Adaption Typescript, Corrected Page Proof Fax, Photocopy of Illustrations, Correspondence 1994-2001  Box 7 , Folder 19
 
Notes undated  Box 7 , Folder 20
 
Notes, Reviews, Photocopy of Illustrations 1999-2000  Box 7 , Folder 21
 
Take Your Best Shot 2012 
Box 7
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 7 , Folder 22
 
Correspondence, Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 7 , Folder 23
 
Corrected Typescript 2010-2011  Box 7 , Folder 24-25
 
Holograph 2010  Box 7 , Folder 26-27
 
Front Matter, Notes undated  Box 7 , Folder 28
 
Promotional material, Sample Advanced Copy 2012  Box 7 , Folder 29
 
Correspondence 2011  Box 7 , Folder 30
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 7 , Folder 31-34
 
Research Material, Notes 2009-2010  Box 7 , Folder 35
 
Notes undated  Box 7 , Folder 36
 
Top of the Order 2009 
Box 7
Holograph, Typescript with Holograph undated  Box 7 , Folder 37
 
Typescript with Holograph undated  Box 7 , Folder 38
Box 8
Corrected Typescript 2007-2008  Box 8 , Folder 1-19
 
Corrected Page Proof 2008  Box 8 , Folder 20-22
 
Corrected Page Proof, Front Matter 2008-2009  Box 8 , Folder 23
 
Correspondence, Notes 2008  Box 8 , Folder 24
 
Notes from Kids undated  Box 8 , Folder 25
 
Drawings from Kids undated  Box 8 , Folder 26
 
Two Old Potatoes and Me 2003 
Box 8
Corrected Holograph, Corrected Typescript, Notes 1999-2000  Box 8 , Folder 27
 
Corrected Typescript, Notes, Correspondence, Clippings, Research Material, Layout Notes 2000-2002  Box 8 , Folder 28
 
Notes, Correspondence, Recipe, Correspondence, Proof of Jacket, Clippings 2002-2003  Box 8 , Folder 29
 
Vroomaloom Zoom 2000 
Box 8
Typescript, Corrected Typescript, Correspondence, Notes 1995-2000  Box 8 , Folder 30
 
Notes, Biographical Material, Promotional Material 2000  Box 8 , Folder 31