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Paul B. Janeczko Papers

Summary Information
Title: Paul B. Janeczko Papers
Dates: 1986-2007
Creator: Janeczko, Paul B.
Extent: 4.25 cu. ft. (13 boxes)
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-2062
Abstract:
This collection contains print production materials by Paul B. Janeczko for 14 published titles and 4 unpublished titles.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Janeczko, Paul B.


Arrangement

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


Biography of Paul B. Janeczko

Paul B. Janeczko was born on July 27, 1945 in Passaic, NJ. He studied at St. Francis College in Maine and later at John Carroll University. He has worked as a poet, an anthologist, a high school English teacher and as a visiting lecturer. Janeczko is well known for his anthologies, which place the poetry of young upstarts next to internationally known poets. Janeczko has won many awards, and many of his works have been chosen by the American Library Association as the Best Book of the Year.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , vol. 155


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection contains print production materials by Paul B. Janeczko for 14 published titles and 4 unpublished titles.

Subject Terms
INDEX 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.
  • Children's poetry
  • Young adult poetry, American
  • Janeczko, Paul B.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MF 4239
Blushing: experssion of love in poems and letters, published New York: Orchard Books, 2004 (1 folder)  Box MF 4239
Note  Contains: research material (119 p.); notes (4 p.)
Box MF 4219
Brickyard Summer: Poems, illustrated by Ken Rush, published New York: Orchard Books, 1989 (11 folders)  Box MF 4219
Note  Contains: corrected holograph and typescript (100 p.); corrected typescript (169 p.); front matter (13 p.); correspondence (6 p.); notes (14 p.); clippings (10 p.)
Box MF 4219, MF 4221L, MF 4222
Bridges to Cross, published New York: Macmillan, 1986 (15 folders)  Box MF 4219, MF 4221L, MF 4222
Note  MF 4219 contains: corrected typescript (613 p.)
MF 4221L contains: corrected holograph with typescript (331 p.); character notes (133 p.)
MF 4222 contains: corrected typescript (838 p.); jacket proof (1 p.); correspondence (5 p.); research material (23 p.); character notes (53 p.)
Box MF 4230
Good For a Laugh: A Guide to Writing Amusing, Clever, and Downright Funny Poems, published New York: Scholastic, 2003 (6 folders)  Box MF 4230
Note  Contains: typescript (150 p.); corrected typescript (252 p.); corrected page proof (136 p.); 1 diskette; research material (13 p.); notes (21 p.)
Box MF 4239
Hey, You!: Poems to Skyscrapers, mosquitoes and other fun things, illustrated by Robert Rayevsky, published New York: HarperCollins, 2007 (1 folder)  Box MF 4239
Note  Contains: page proof (21 p.); correspondence (1 p.)
Box MF 4239
How to Write Haiku and Other Short Poems, published New York: Scholastic, 2004 (6 folders)  Box MF 4239
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (436 p.); notes (87 p.); poetry information (25 p.)
Box MF 4241
A Kick in the Head, illustrated by Chris Raschka, published Cambridge, Mass: Candlewick Press, 2005 (2 folders)  Box MF 4241
Note  Contains: corrected page proof (50 p.); jacket proof (2 p.); publisher's dummy (62 p.)
 
Mattie Quinn, publication unverified (7 folders)  Box MF 4241
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (349 p.)
Box MF 4245, MF 4246
Opening a Door: Reading Poetry in the Middle School Classroom, published New York: Scholastic Professional Books, 2003 (24 folders)  Box MF 4245, MF 4246
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (896 p.); front matter (20 p.) correspondence (9 p.); notes (52 p.); clippings (56 p.); research material (262 p.)
Box MF 4239, MF 4247
Sparks and Wonder: Writing Poetry in Your Classroom (8 folders)  Box MF 4239, MF 4247
Note  Contains: MF 4239 contains: corrected typescript (236 p.)
MF 4247 contains: corrected typescript (794 p.); outline ( 4 p.); correspondence (3 p.); notes (2 p.); research material (21 p.)
Box MF 4219
Stardust otel: Poems, illustrated by Dorothy Leech, published New York: Orchard Books, 1993 (2 folders)  Box MF 4219
Note  Contains: typescript (39 p.); corrected typescript (55 p.); corrected typescript photocopy with illustration paste-up (44 p.); jacket proof (1 p.)
Box MF 4239
Stone Bench in an Empty Park, published New York: Orchard Books, 2000 (1 folder)  Box MF 4239
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (33 p.); permisson information (28 p.); photocopy of photos (14 p.) correspondence (51 p.) urban haiku research material (66 p.)
Box MF 4230, MF 4235, MF 4236, MF 4238
Top Secret: A Handbook of Codes, Ciphers, and Secret Writing, illlustrated by Jenna LeReau, published Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2004 (32 folders)  Box MF 4230, MF 4235, MF 4236, MF 4238
Note  MF 4230 contains: holograph with typescript (127 p.); typescript (189 p.); corrected typescript (227 p.)
MF 4235 contains: corrected typescript (931 p.)
MF 4236 contains: corrected typescript (817 p.) corrected typescript photocopy (160 p.)
MF 4238 contains: corrected page proof (111 p.); chapter summaries (6 p.); puzzles (23 p.); 1 bound dummy; correspondence (37 p.); permissions (2 p.); research materials (335 p.); notes (420 p.)
Box MF 4241
Unpublished Materials (Family Matters/Lady's Choice) (5 folders)  Box MF 4241
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (265 p.); front matter (1 p.)
Box MF 4247
Writing Humorous Poetry (2 folders)  Box MF 4247
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (139 p.); front matter (6 p.); notes (1 p.)
Box MF 4248, MF 4249, MF 4250
Writing Winning Reports and Essays, published New York: Scholastic, 2003 (48 folders)  Box MF 4248, MF 4249, MF 4250
Note  MF 4248 contains: corrected typescript (826 p.); front matter (1 p.); correspondence (1 p.)
MF 4249 contains: corrected typescript (545 p.); front matter (1p.); corrected page proof (225 p.); correspondence (3 p.); notes (20 p.); layout notes (18 p.); research material (742 p.)
Box MF 4246
Worlds Afire, published Cambridge, Mass: Candlewick Press, 2004 (8 folders)  Box MF 4246
Note  Contains: typescript (73 p.); corrected typescript (187 p.); front matter (2 p.); back matter (1 p.); page proof (92 p.); corrected page proof (96 p.); jacket proof (2 p.); notes (6 p.); 1 notebook; research material (28 p.)
Box MF 4240
Young Indiana Jones and the Pirate's Loot, published New York: Bullseye Books, 1994 (16 folders)  Box MF 4240
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (647 p.); front matter (1 p.); corrected page proof (131 p.); jacket proof (2 p.); correspondence (1 p.)