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Karen Day papers, undated, 2006-2011

Summary Information
Title: Karen Day papers
Dates: undated, 2006-2011
Creator: Day, Karen
Extent: 1 box (0.40 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2105
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to three published young adult novels published by Karen Day from 2007 to 2011.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Day, Karen

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. 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.


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:

Karen Day papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Biographical Sketch

Karen Day grew up in Indiana and studied journalism at DePaul University, eventually receiving her doctorate in English Literature from New York University before going on to write for newspapers and magazines. Her first publication, Tall Tales , was published in 2007. She currently lives in Newton, Massachusetts with her husband and three children.

Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to three published young adult novels published by Karen Day from 2007 to 2011, including corrected page proofs and corrected typescripts.

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.
  • Day, Karen
  • Alcoholism -- Juvenile fiction
  • Dysfunctional families -- Juvenile fiction
  • Families -- Indiana -- Juvenile fiction
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
  • Alcoholism -- Fiction
  • Family problems -- Fiction
  • Family life -- Indiana -- Fiction
  • Friendship -- Fiction
  • Indiana -- Juvenile fiction
  • Indiana -- Fiction
  • Baseball -- Fiction
  • Sex role -- Fiction
  • Baseball -- Juvenile fiction
  • Sex role -- Juvenile fiction
  • Michigan -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
  • Michigan -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Million Miles from Boston, A, 2011 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 1 , Folder 1
No Cream Puffs, 2008 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 2
Corrected Page Proof 2007  Box 1 , Folder 3
Tall Tales, 2007 
Box 1
Corrected Page Proof 2006  Box 1 , Folder 4-5