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Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson

Summary Information
Title: Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson
Dates: 1981
Creator: Peterson, Jeanne Whitehouse
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1742
This collection consists of production material for While the Moon Shines Bright: A Bedtime Chant .

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

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While the Moon Shines Bright: A Bedtime Chant, 1981

Biographical Sketch

Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson was born in Walla Walla, WA, on May 8, 1939. She has written six books for children. The first, I Have a Sister--My Sister is Deaf , was published in 1977. She wrote it because she wanted to relate how it feels to have a sister who is deaf. She also wanted to share the joys and sorrows, and especiclly the strengths of the deaf child. In 2004 Don't Forget Winona was published. It tells of a family's journey from Oklahoma to California on Route 66 in the 1930s. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 29, p. 239

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection only contains manuscript material for a book published in 1981 titled While the Moon Shines Bright: A Bedtime Chant .

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.
  • Peterson, Jeanne Whitehouse
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
While the Moon Shines Bright: A Bedtime Chant 1981 
Note  New York: Harper, 1981
Box M. F. 654a
Typescript, corrected (11 p.)  Box M. F. 654a
Front matter (8 p.)  Box M. F. 654a
Page proofs (2 p.)  Box M. F. 654a
Galley proof (2 p.)  Box M. F. 654a