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Alison McGhee Collection

Summary Information
Title: Alison McGhee Collection
Dates: 2002-
Creator: McGhee, Alison
Extent:
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2053
Abstract:
The collection presently contains production material for five titles.

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

All Rivers Flow to the Sea, 2005

Countdown to Kindergarten, 2002

Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth, 2004

Snap, 2004

Very Brave Witch, A, 2006


Biographical Sketch

Alison McGhee is a professor of creative writing at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota. She also teaches in teh MFA in Writing for Children progam at Vermont College. She lives in Minneapolis, MN. After writing three critically acclaimed adult movels she turned her attention to the world of childrens literature. She first wrote a picture book tiltled Countdown to Kindergarten , published in 2002. Another picture book and Snap , a novel about a sesitive girl who comes to terms with loss, followed in 2004. She continues to write books in both genres. Biographical Source: Walker Books and Amazon Web Sites


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection presently contains production material for five titles.

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.
  • McGhee, Alison
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
All Rivers Flow to the Sea 2005 
Note  Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 2005
Box MF 3740
Typescript (47 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Typescript, corrected (363 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Front matter (6 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Page proof (9 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Photocopy of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Correspondence (5 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Notes (1 p.)  Box MF 3740
Box
Research material:  Box
Box MF 3740
Origami information (4 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Newspaper article (1 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Countdown to Kindergarten 2002 
Note  San Diego, CA: Harcourt, 2002
Box MF 3741
Typescript (12 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Typescript, corrected (6 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Typescript, photocopy (fax) (6 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Page proof of front matter (4 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Correspondence (12 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Agency agreements (2 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Clippings (5 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Photocopy (fax) of illustrations (1 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Promotional stickers (1 p.)  Box MF 3741
Box
Research material:  Box
Box MF 3741
Typescript (9 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Typescript, corrected (8 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Typescript, fax corrected (5 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth 2004 
Note  Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 2004
Box MF 3741
Typescript (6 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Typescript, corrected (7 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Typescript, photocopy (11 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Front and back flap materials (3 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Page proof, corrected (36 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Photocopy of cover (2 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Photocopy of dummy, corrected (33 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Correspondence (4 p.)  Box MF 3741
 
Snap 2004 
Note  Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 2004
Box MF 3740, 3741
Typescript, corrected (257 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Front matter (9 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Page proof, corrected (271 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Proof of jacket (1 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Photocopy of illustrations (8 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Correspondence (7 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Dummy (19 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Layout notes (4 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Clipping (1 p.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Booklet of clippings (1 bklt.)  Box MF 3740, 3741
 
Very Brave Witch, A 2006 
Note  New York: Simon and Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, 2006
Box MF 3740
Holograph (1 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Dummy, photocopied (26 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Publisher's dummy (18 p.)  Box MF 3740
 
Correspondence (1 p.)  Box MF 3740