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Rene Saldana Papers

Summary Information
Title: Rene Saldana Papers
Dates: 2001-2003
Creator: Saldana, Rene
Extent: 12 folders
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1471
Abstract:
The collection contains written material for 2 titles, and includes corrected typescripts, front matter, some photocopied, a corrected page proof, correspondence, a corrected galley proof, and a manuscript transmittal sheet.

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

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Arrangement

Finding Our Way, 2003

Jumping Tree, The, 2001


Biographical Sketch

Rene Saldana was born and grew up in McAllen, TX. He went to Bob Jones University for his B.A., and Clemson University to get his M.A. He completed his Ph.D. at Georgia State University. He currently teaches English and writing at University of Texas Pan-American. Rene Saldana is an author of Latino young adult literature. His books have opened the doors to the culture and way of life as experienced by Latino adolescents in South Texas and Georgia. His stories include different issues that affect teenagers today such as love, danger, loyalty, pride, tragedy, family, and self-discovery (At http://www.txla.org). He has published two excellent books, The Jumping Tree: A Novel and Finding Our Way: Stories along with poems, reviews, and articles in literary journals.

Biographical Source: http://nydiabenitez.tripod.com/id21.html , 2008


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written material for 2 titles, and includes corrected typescripts, front matter, some photocopied, a corrected page proof, correspondence, a corrected galley proof, and a manuscript transmittal sheet.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The 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.
  • Saldana, Rene
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Finding Our Way 2003 
Note  New York: Knopf, 2003
Box MF3395
typescript, corrected (104 p.)  Box MF3395
 
front matter (17 p.)  Box MF3395
 
page proof, corrected (120 p.)  Box MF3395
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF3395
 
Jumping Tree, The 2001 
Note  New York: Deladorte Press, 2001
Box MF3088
typescript, corrected (132 p.)  Box MF3088
 
front matter (10 p.)  Box MF3088
 
front matter, photocopy (2 p.)  Box MF3088
 
galley proof, corrected (190 p.)  Box MF3088
 
manuscript transmittal sheet (1 p.)  Box MF3088