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Justina Chen papers, undated, 2004-2013

Summary Information
Title: Justina Chen papers
Dates: undated, 2004-2013
Creator: Chen, Justina, 1968-
Extent: 2 boxes (1.55 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: CLRC-2156
Abstract:
This collection consists of manuscript materials related to five publications by Justina Chen.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Chen, Justina

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.

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:

Justina Chen papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch

Justina Chen was born in 1968 in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania and graduated from Stanford University. Her debut novel Nothing But the Truth (And A Few White Lies) won the 2007 Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature. From 2007 to 2008 she toured across the United States with Olympic Gold medalist Hannah Teter to promote her novel Girl Overboard and to encourage young adults to "change the world." Her personal website can be found at justinachen.blogspot.com.


Collection Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to five publications and includes corrected typescripts, corrected page proofs, notes, research material, page proofs, holographs, correspondence and CDs dating from 2004 to 2013.

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.
  • Chen, Justina, 1968-
  • Snowboarding -- Fiction
  • Chinese Americans -- Fiction
  • Family life -- Fiction
  • Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
  • Snowboarding -- Juvenile fiction
  • Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction
  • Families -- Juvenile fiction
  • Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction
  • Young adult fiction
  • Beauty, Personal -- Juvenile fiction
  • Birthmarks -- Juvenile fiction
  • Beauty, Personal -- Fiction
  • Birthmarks -- Fiction
  • Hygiene -- Fiction
  • Racially mixed people -- Juvenile fiction
  • Taiwanese Americans -- Juvenile fiction
  • Racially mixed people -- Fiction
  • Self-esteem -- Fiction
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
  • Prejudices -- Fiction
  • Single-parent families -- Fiction
  • Taiwanese Americans -- Fiction
  • Self-esteem -- Juvenile fiction
  • Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction
  • Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction
  • Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction
  • Architecture -- Fiction
  • Family problems -- Fiction
  • Moving, Household -- Fiction
  • Clairvoyance -- Fiction
  • Love -- Fiction
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction
  • Architecture -- Juvenile fiction
  • Dysfunctional families -- Juvenile fiction
  • Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction
  • Clairvoyance -- Juvenile fiction
  • Love stories
  • Architecture
  • Clairvoyance
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Love stories
  • Moving, Household
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Juvenile works
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Blind Spot for Boys, A, 2014 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2013  Box 1 , Folder 1-2
 
Notes undated  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
Girl Overboard, 2008 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
Notes undated  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
Notes, Research Material undated  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
North of Beautiful, 2009 
Box 1
Corrected Page Proof 2007  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
Corrected Page Proof 2008  Box 1 , Folder 8-9
 
Page Proof 2008  Box 1 , Folder 10-11
 
Notes, Research Material 2007  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
Notes undated  Box 1 , Folder 13-14
 
Nothing But the Truth (And a Few White Lies), 2006 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript with Holograph 2005  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
Corrected Typescript 2004  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
Corrected Typescript undated  Box 1 , Folder 17-18
 
Corrected Page Proof 2005  Box 1 , Folder 19-20
 
CDs 2005  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
Return to Me, 2013 
Box 1
Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
Corrected Typescript 2011  Box 2 , Folder 1
 
Corrected Page Proof 2012  Box 2 , Folder 2-3
 
Correspondence, Notes 2009-2011  Box 2 , Folder 4