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Sharon Creech Papers, undated, 1991-2012

Summary Information
Title: Sharon Creech Papers
Dates: 1991-2012
Creator: Creech, Sharon.
Extent: 9 boxes (10.35 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2055
Abstract:
This collection consists of print production material by Sharon Creech related to 19 of her published titles.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Creech, Sharon.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is requred. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright:

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Preferred Citation:

Sharon Creech Papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Sharon Creech was born on July 29, 1945 in South Euclid, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. Her large family, consisting of one sister and three brothers, provided influence for books on large families such as Absolutely Normal Chaos .Creech worked as a literature teacherin Switzerland and England. Her first novel, Absolutely Normal Chaos , was published in the U.K. in 1990, followed by her first novel published in the U.S. in 1994, Walk Two Moons. Her works have received many awards, including a Newberry Medal for Walk Two Moons in 1995. Creech holds the honor of being the first American winner of the Carnegie Medal for British children's books as therefore became the first person to win both the British Carnegie and the American Newbery Medal. Creech makes her home in Maine with her family; for more information visit her website at http://www.sharoncreech.com/.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains print production material for 19 published titles, with materials such as correspondence, typescripts, dummies, notes and research as well as jacket proofs dating from 1991 to 2012.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • This 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.
  • Creech, Sharon
  • Boarding schools -- Juvenile fiction
  • Switzerland -- Juvenile fiction
  • Orphans -- Juvenile fiction
  • Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction
  • Kings -- Juvenile fiction
  • Italy -- Juvenile fiction
  • Guilt -- Juvenile fiction
  • Grief -- Juvenile fiction
  • Schools -- Juvenile fiction
  • School principals -- Juvenile fiction
  • Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction
  • Fishing stories
  • Imagination -- Juvenile fiction
  • Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction
  • Italian Americans -- Juvenile fiction
  • Blind -- Juvenile fiction
  • Cats -- Poetry
  • Poetry
  • Running -- Juvenile fiction
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
  • Poetry -- Authorship -- Juvenile fiction
  • Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction
  • Orphans -- Juvenile fiction
  • Twins -- Juvenile fiction
  • Families -- Juvenile fiction
  • Angels -- Juvenile fiction
  • Villages -- Juvenile fiction
  • Sailing -- Atlantic Ocean -- Juvenile fiction
  • Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction
  • Infants -- Juvenile poetry
  • Children's poetry, American
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Absolutely Normal Chaos, 1995 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 1-3
 
Reviews 1995-1996  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Acting Out: Six one-act plays! Six Newbery Stars!, 2008 
Box 1
Typescripts, Corrected Typescripts 2006-2007  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Correspondence, Reviews 2007-2008  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
Bloomability, 1998 
Note Working Title: Viva!
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 1997  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript 1996-1997  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript 1997  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
Corrected Page Proof 1998  Box 1 , Folder 10-12
 
Jacket proofs, photocopied illustrations undated  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
Correspondence, Notes 1997-1998  Box 1 , Folder 14
 
Layout Notes, Research Material undated  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Castle Corona, The, 2007 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 1 , Folder 16-17
 
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Photocopied Typescript 2006  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Typescript 2005-2006  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
Corrected Typescript 2005  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript 2005-2006  Box 1 , Folder 21-22
 
Corrected Typescript 2005  Box 1 , Folder 23-24
 
Corrected Typescript 2004-2005  Box 1 , Folder 25
 
Corrected Typescript 2005  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Notes undated  Box 2 , Folder 2
 
Correspondence, Jacket covers 2005-2007  Box 2 , Folder 3
 
Chasing Redbird, 1997 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 1995  Box 2 , Folder 4
 
jacket proof, notes 1996  Box 2 , Folder 5
 
Correspondence 1995-2000  Box 2 , Folder 6
 
Clippings 1997  Box 2 , Folder 7
 
Fine, Fine School, A, 2001 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Corrected Photocopied Page Proof 1998-2000  Box 2 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Page Proof, Jacket proof undated  Box 2 , Folder 13
 
Dummies undated  Box 2 , Folder 14
 
Dummies 1998  Box 2 , Folder 15
 
Publisher's Dummy undated  Box 2 , Folder 16
 
Correspondence, Clippings 1998-2004  Box 2 , Folder 17
 
Fishing In the Air, 2000 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript, Photocopied Corrected Typescript 1997-1999  Box 2 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Page Proofs 1999  Box 2 , Folder 19
 
Dummies 1997  Box 2 , Folder 20
Box 9
Corrected Page Proof, Jacket proof 1999  Box 9 , Folder 1
 
Correspondence, Notes, Clippings 1997-2001  Box 9 , Folder 2
 
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, 2003 
Box 2
Corrected Typescript 2001-2002  Box 2 , Folder 21-22
 
Corrected Typescript 2002  Box 2 , Folder 23
 
Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 2 , Folder 24-27
Box 3
Correspondence 2001-2004  Box 3 , Folder 1
 
Notes, Clippings 2003-2004  Box 3 , Folder 2
 
Jacket Proofs undated  Box 9 , Folder 3
 
Great Unexpected, The, 2012 
Box 3
Corrected Typescript 2009-2010  Box 3 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript 2010  Box 3 , Folder 4
 
Corrected Typescript 2009-2010  Box 3 , Folder 5
 
Corrected Typescript 2009-2011  Box 3 , Folder 6
 
Corrected Typescript 2010  Box 3 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Typescript 2010-2011  Box 3 , Folder 8-9
 
Corrected Typescript 2010  Box 3 , Folder 10
 
Corrected Page Proof 2011  Box 3 , Folder 11
 
Correspondence 2010-2012  Box 3 , Folder 12
 
Notes undated  Box 3 , Folder 13
 
Hate That Cat, 2008 
Box 3
Typescript 2007  Box 3 , Folder 14
 
Corrected Typescript 2006-2007  Box 3 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 3 , Folder 16
 
Corrected Typescript 2006-2007  Box 3 , Folder 17
 
Corrected Typescript 2006  Box 3 , Folder 18
 
Corrected Page Proof 2007-2008  Box 3 , Folder 19
 
Correspondence, Notes 2006-2008  Box 3 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Page Proof 2008  Box 3 , Folder 21-22
 
Jacket Proofs, Research Material 2006  Box 3 , Folder 23
 
Heartbeat, 2004 
Box 4
Corrected Typescript 2002  Box 4 , Folder 1-6
 
Corrected Typescript 2003  Box 4 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Page Proof 2003  Box 4 , Folder 8-13
 
Notes, Clippings 2004  Box 4 , Folder 14
 
Jacket Proofs, Correspondence 2002-2004  Box 9 , Folder 4
 
Love That Dog, 2001 
Note Working Title: Yellow Dog
Box 4
Corrected Typescript 2000  Box 4 , Folder 15-16
 
Corrected Page Proof 2000  Box 4 , Folder 17-18
 
Corrected Page Proof 2001  Box 4 , Folder 19
 
Jacket Proof, Dummy 2001  Box 4 , Folder 20
 
Correspondence 2000-2004  Box 4 , Folder 21
 
Correspondence 2001  Box 4 , Folder 22
Box 5
Clippings, Notes 2000-2003  Box 5 , Folder 1
 
Pleasing The Ghost, 1996 
Box 5
Jacket proofs, Correspondence, Clippings 1996-1997  Box 5 , Folder 2
 
Replay: A New Book, 2005 
Box 5
Corrected Typescript 2002-2003  Box 5 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Typescript 2003  Box 5 , Folder 4-5
 
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 5 , Folder 6-9
 
Correspondence, Notes, Clippings 2003-2005  Box 5 , Folder 10
 
Ruby Holler, 2002 
Box 5
Corrected Typescript 1999  Box 5 , Folder 11-12
 
Corrected Typescript 1998-2000  Box 5 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Typescript 2000  Box 5 , Folder 14-19
 
Corrected Typescript 2000-2001  Box 5 , Folder 20
 
Corrected Typescript 2000  Box 5 , Folder 21
Box 6
Corrected Typescript 1999-2000  Box 6 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Page Proof 2001  Box 6 , Folder 2-14
 
Jacket Proofs undated  Box 6 , Folder 15
 
Correspondence 1998-2005  Box 6 , Folder 16
 
Notes 2000  Box 6 , Folder 17
 
Clippings, Reviews 2002  Box 6 , Folder 18
 
Research Material undated  Box 6 , Folder 19
 
Unfinished Angel, The, 2009 
Box 6
Corrected Page Proof 2009  Box 6 , Folder 20-23
 
Correspondence 2008-2009  Box 6 , Folder 24
 
Notes undated  Box 6 , Folder 25
Box 9
Corrected Typescript 2008  Box 9 , Folder 5-10
 
Walk Two Moons, 1994 
Box 6
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 6 , Folder 26-27
 
Corrected Typescript 1993  Box 6 , Folder 28-29
Box 7
Corrected Photocopied Typescript undated  Box 7 , Folder 1-2
 
Corrected Galley Proof undated  Box 7 , Folder 3
 
Corrected Photocopied Page Proof 1993  Box 7 , Folder 4-5
 
Correspondence 1991-1994  Box 7 , Folder 6
 
Notes 1993  Box 7 , Folder 7
 
Clippings, Jacket Proof 1994-1996  Box 7 , Folder 8
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 7 , Folder 9-10
 
Wanderer, The, 2000 
Box 7
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 7 , Folder 11-13
 
Corrected Typescript 1998-1999  Box 7 , Folder 14-15
 
Corrected Typescript 1998  Box 7 , Folder 16
 
Corrected Typescript 1998-1999  Box 7 , Folder 17
 
Corrected Typescript 1999  Box 7 , Folder 18-23
Box 8
Corrected Typescript 1999  Box 8 , Folder 1-6
 
Photocopies of Illustrations 1999  Box 8 , Folder 7-8
 
Correspondence 1998-2000  Box 8 , Folder 9
 
Notes 1998-1999  Box 8 , Folder 10
 
Clippings 2000-2001  Box 8 , Folder 11
 
Corrected Page Proof 1999  Box 8 , Folder 12
 
Corrected Page Proof undated  Box 8 , Folder 13
 
Corrected Page Proofs 1999  Box 8 , Folder 14-20
 
Who's That Baby? 2005 
Box 8
Corrected Typescript 2002  Box 8 , Folder 21
Box 9
Corrected Page Proof 2004  Box 9 , Folder 11
 
Bound Dummy, Jacket Cover 2003  Box 9 , Folder 12
 
Dummy, Photocopies of Illustrations 2003  Box 9 , Folder 13
 
Correspondence 2003-2005  Box 9 , Folder 14
 
Clippings 1994-1996 
Box 2
Clippings 1994-1996  Box 2 , Folder 8
 
Clippings 1995  Box 2 , Folder 9-10
 
Clippings 1996  Box 2 , Folder 11