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Jayne Pettit Collection

Summary Information
Title: Jayne Petit Collection
Dates: 1996
Creator: Pettit, Jayne
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1745
The collection contains production material for A Time to Fight Back .

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.


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.


A Time To Fight Back, 1996

Biographical Sketch

Jayne Pettit was born May 23, 1932. Her lifelong focus has been on educating young people; first by teaching in the classroom, and then by writing books. Most of her books are historical biographies about courageous people who have overcome tremendous odds to survive or accomplish a personal goal. In 1997 the National Council for Social Studies and the Children's Book Council named A Time to Fight Back Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. It is a compilation of stories about courageous acts of young people from different countries during World War II. Biographical Source: Something About the Author , Vol. 108, p. 186-188

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of production material for a book that is a compilation of stories about courageous deeds accomplished by young people from various countries during World War II.

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.
  • Pettit, Jayne
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
A Time To Fight Back 1996 
Note  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996
Box M. F. 2206
Typescript, corrected (197 p.)  Box M. F. 2206
Page proof (323 p.)  Box M. F. 2206
Page proof, corrected (104 p.)  Box M. F. 2206
Notes (2 p.)  Box M. F. 2206
Proof jacket (3 p.)  Box M. F. 2206