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Sarah Weeks Papers

Summary Information
Title: Sarah Weeks Papers
Dates: 2004-2006
Creator: Weeks, Sarah
Extent: 40 folders
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2028
Abstract:
The Sarah Weeks collection contains written production material for seven titles.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection is a gift from Sarah Weeks and was placed on permanent loan at the Children's Literature Research Collection.

Gift of: Weeks, Sarah


Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by published title and chronologically within each title.


Biographical Sketch

Sarah Weeks is a singer and songwriter who began a writing career with her first children’s book in the early 1990s. She has written picture books, illustrated songbooks, and middle-grade novels, including a series about eleven-year-old, Guy.

Biographical Sources:

Something About the Author , vol. 158


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Sarah Weeks collection contains written production material for seven titles, and includes page proofs, some corrected, dummies, a publisher’s proof, correspondence, jacket proofs, corrected typescripts, some photocopied, and notes.

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.
  • Weeks, Sarah
  • Identity
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Spanish language materials
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Baa, Choo! 2004 
Note  Illustrated by Manning, Jane
New York: HarperCollins, 2004
Box MF 3801
page proof (17 p.)  Box MF 3801
 
Be Mine, Be Mine, Sweet Valentine 2006 
Note  New York: Laura Geringer Books, 2006
Box MF 3798
1 dummy ()  Box MF 3798
 
publisher's proof (24 p.)  Box MF 3798
 
correspondence (2 p.)  Box MF 3798
 
Counting Ovejas 2006 
Note  Illustrated by Diaz, David
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006
Box MF 3801
proof of jacket (1 p.)  Box MF 3801
 
publisher's proof (42 p. )  Box MF 3801
 
Ella, Of Course 2006 
Note  Illustrated by Cushman, Doug
Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 2006
Box MF 3801
page proof (33 p.)  Box MF 3801
 
correspondence (2 p. )  Box MF 3801
 
Jumping the Scratch 2006 
Note  New York: Laura Geringer Books, 2006
Box MF 3798
typescript, photocopy corrected (196 p.)  Box MF 3798
 
typescript, corrected (138 p. )  Box MF 3798
 
page proof, corrected (81 p.)  Box MF 3798
 
proof of jacket (1 p.)  Box MF 3798
 
correspondence (2 p. )  Box MF 3798
 
notes (6 p.)  Box MF 3798
 
Overboard! 2006 
Note  Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 2006
Box MF 3801
dummy (19 p.)  Box MF 3801
 
page proof (56 p. )  Box MF 3801
 
correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 3801
Box MF 3798
proof of jacket (1 p.)  Box MF 3798
Box MF 3801, MF 4122-4125
So B. It, published New York: Laura Geringer Books, 2004 (20 folders)  Box MF 3801, MF 4122-4125
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (185 p.); front matter (2 p.); back matter (3 p.); corrected page proof (772 p.); jacket proof (9 p.); correspondence (2 p.); notes (1 p.); research material (4 p.)