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Barbara Joosse Papers, 1982-2011

Summary Information
Title: Barbara Joosse Papers
Dates: 1982-2011
Creator: Joosse, Barbara M.
Extent: 5 boxes (4.3 cubic feet)
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 60 minutes for retrieval.
Language: Collection material in English
Collection Number: CLRC-587
Abstract:
The collection contains written production material for numerous titles written by Barbara Joosse.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of Barbara Joosse.

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:

Barbara Joosse papers, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.


Biographical Sketch of Barbara M. Joosse

Barbara M(onnot) Joosse was born February 18, 1949, and grew up in Grafton, Wisconsin. She received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 1970. Her first published book, The Thinking Place (1982), won the Picture Book Award, Council of Wisconsin Writers (1983). Material for her stories comes from both her own childhood memories as well as from the experiences of her children and she likes to make a child feel like a hero in the books.

Biographical source: Something About the Author , Vol. 96 and http://biography.jrank.org/pages/1868/Joosse-Barbara-M-1949.html


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes mostly written production materials for numerous titles. It includes correspondence, articles, promotional materials, original jacket images, typescripts, corrected typescripts, front matter, corrected page proofs, notes, clippings, research material, a catalog, photographs of the author, audio tapes, a corrected dummy, notes, layout notes, author comments, book reviews, journal entries, a color page proof, photocopies of illustrations, photographs, and holographs.

Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Publications  
 
After Africa  
Box 1
Typescript and clippings July 27, 1997 Box 1, Folder 1
 
Alien Brain Fryout , 2000 
Box 1
Typescript, corrected typescript, front matter, page proof, corrected page proof 1992-1998 Box 1, Folder 2-5
 
Page proof, corrected page proof, correspondence, notes, clippings, and research materials 1992-1998 Box 1, Folder 6-7
 
Corrected typescript and front matter 1998 Box 1, Folder 8
 
Bad Dog School , 2004 
Box 1
Notes, correspondence, corrected typescript photocopy, typescript photocopy, corrected typescript 1996-1999 Box 1, Folder 9-14
 
Typescript, corrected photocopy, typescript photocopy, corrected typescript, front matter, corrected front matter, corrected page proof , and proof of jacket 2000-2004 Box 1, Folder 15-17
 
Colors of White, The , 2006 
Box 1
Typescript and correspondence 1996-1997 Box 1, Folder 18
 
Dead Guys Talk , 2006 
Box 1
Typescript, corrected typescript, biographical information, newspaper clippings 1997-2000 Box 1, Folder 20-24
 
Corrected typescript, research material, notes, and correspondence 2000-2002 Box 1, Folder 25-28
 
Diary of A Weenie Woman  
Box 1
Typescript August 7, 2000 Box 1, Folder 19
 
Dog Parade , 2011 
Box 1
Typescript, correspondence, corrected typescript, ideas 2005 Box 1, Folder 29-33
 
Uncorrected proof, plotter proof book jacket undated Box 1, Folder 34
 
Illustrator ideas 2008 Box 1, Folder 35
 
Friends (Mostly) , 2010 
Box 1
Typescript 2004 Box 1, Folder 36
 
Typescript, corrected typescript, correspondence 2004-2007 Box 1, Folder 37-39
 
Correspondence, page proof, and book cover 2009 Box 1, Folder 40
 
Ghost Trap , 1998 
Box 1
Typescript, corrected typescript, publisher's dummy, corrected, correspondence, and notes 1991-1997 Box 1, Folder 41-42
 
Ghost Trap: A Wild Willie Mystery , 1998 
Box 1
Corrected typescript, correspondence, notes 1997-1998 Box 1, Folder 43-44
 
Author comments 1998 Box 1, Folder 45
 
Ghost Wings , 2001 
Box 1
Typescript, correspondence, corrected typescript photocopy, galley proof, galley proof corrected 1996-2000 Box 1, Folder 46-49
 
Notes, layout notes, research materials, journal entries, articles, publicity, clippings, and photocopy of review 1999-2001 Box 1, Folder 50-53
 
Grandma Calls me Beautiful , 2008 
Box 1
Typescript, corrected typescript 2005-2007 Box 1, Folder 54
 
Corrected pastedown, pastedown, page proof, sketches photocopy, proof of jacket, and correspondence 2007 Box 1, Folder 55-59
 
Poems, Hawaiian edit of story, interview B. Joosse, notes, national park information, and Hawaiian culture information 2004-2007 Box 2, Folder 1
 
Typescript, corrected typescript 2004-2005 Box 2, Folder 2-5
 
Hot City , 2004 
Box 2
Publisher's dummy, book jacket, correspondence, corrected typescript, typescript, clippings, notes, front matter, front matter corrected, and cover art 1999-2000 Box 2, Folder 8-13
Box 5
Publisher's dummy 2004 Box 5, Folder 9
 
Houseful of Christmas, A , 2001 
Box 2
Original jacket image, correspondence, article clippings, promotional material 2000-2001 Box 2, Folder 6
 
Front matter, typescript, clippings newspaper, and photocopy of review 2001 Box 2, Folder 7
 
I Love You the Purplest , 1996 
Box 2
Typescript, corrected typescript, clippings, correspondence, corrected typescript photocopy, notes, research material 1992-1997 Box 2, Folder 14-15
 
Jacket cover undated Box 2, Folder 16
 
Typescript, correspondence, notes, research material, photocopy of illustrations, and author comments 1993-1994 Box 2, Folder 17-19
 
In the Night Garden , 2008 
Box 4
Typescript, corrected typescript, front matter, back matter 1999-2007 Box 4, Folder 38
 
Page proof, correspondence, notes 1999-2007 Box 4, Folder 39
 
Lewis and Papa: Adventure on the Santa Fe Trail , 1997 
Box 2
Typescript, corrected typescript, correspondence, notes, research 1990-1997 Box 2, Folder 20-26
 
Dummy, catalogue, clippings, and color page proof 1997-1998 Box 2, Folder 27-29
 
Correspondence 1997-2001 Box 2, Folder 30
 
Author comments, and corrected page proof 1997-2001 Box 2, Folder 31-32
 
Lewis and Papa article "Where the Trails Cross: Raising Rob",  
Box 2
Typescript undated Box 2, Folder 33
 
Losers Fight Back, The: A Wild Willie Mystery 1994 
Box 2
Author comments January 6, 1998 Box 2, Folder 34
 
Love is A Good Thing to Feel , 2008 
Box 2
Corrected typescript, typescript 2007 Box 2, Folder 35-37
 
Corrected typescript, typescript, page proof, corrected 2007 Box 2, Folder 38-39
 
Corrected typescript, typescript, corrected page proof 2007 Box 2, Folder 40
 
Mama Do You Love Me? 1991 
Box 2
Correspondence, clippings 2000 Box 2, Folder 43
 
Typescript, corrected typescript, typescript photocopy, typescript corrected photocopy 1984-1989 Box 2, Folder 44-46
 
Photocopy of illustrations, catalog of Chronicle Books, notes, research material, corrected page proof, and annotated bibliography 1984-2004 Box 2, Folder 47-55
Box 5
Page proof, corrected page proof undated Box 5, Folder 1-5
 
Page proof, clippings 1992-1995 Box 5, Folder 6
 
Photocopies, video jacket proof, layout notes, poster board proof, poster, photocopy of sketches, and correspondence 1998 Box 5, Folder 7
 
Morning Chair, The , 1995 
Box 2
Correspondence, notes, dummy photocopy 1994 Box 2, Folder 57
 
Typescript and corrected typescript 1988-1994 Box 2, Folder 58-60
 
Nikolai, the Only Bear , 2005 
Box 3
Typescript, corrected typescript, notes, front matter 1999-2001 Box 3, Folder 1-2
 
Corrected page proof, cover design 2004 Box 3, Folder 3
 
Correspondence, research material, clippings, photograph, and pamphlet 2001-2004 Box 3, Folder 4
 
No Top to the Sky  
Box 3
Typescript, corrected typescript, notes, correspondence, and research material 1996-1998 Box 3, Folder 6-11
 
Nobody's Cat , 1992 
Box 3
Author comments January 6, 1998 Box 3, Folder 5
 
Nugget and Darling , 1997 
Box 3
Typescript, corrected typescript, notes 1994 Box 3, Folder 12
 
Typescript, corrected typescript, notes, correspondence, and color copy of pages 1994 Box 3, Folder 13
 
Typescript, corrected typescript, notes, correspondence 1989-1992 Box 3, Folder 14-16
 
Number Ten Brain Fryout , 2000 
Box 3
Typescript, corrected typescript, correspondence, and notes 1997-1998 Box 3, Folder 17-18
 
Papa Do You Love Me? 2005 
Box 3
Typescript, corrected typescript, holograph 2002-2004 Box 3, Folder 19-21
 
Typescript, corrected typescript, front matter, proof of jacket, dummy, correspondence 2002-2004 Box 3, Folder 22-23
 
Correspondence, notes, clippings, research material, and page proof with notes 2002-2004 Box 3, Folder 24-26
 
Please is A Good Word to Say , 2007 
Box 3
Typescript, corrected typescript 2002 Box 3, Folder 27-28
 
Correspondence, proof of jacket, notes, and research material 2002-2004 Box 3, Folder 29-30
 
Sleep Over at Grandma's House , 2010 
Box 4
Holograph, typescript, corrected typescript 2007-2009 Box 4, Folder 40-42
 
Front matter, page proof 2007-2009 Box 4, Folder 43-44
 
Snow Day , 1995 
Box 3
Typescript, corrected typescript, photocopy, correspondence, photocopy of book, notes 1991 Box 3, Folder 31
 
Jacket cover 1995 Box 3, Folder 32
 
Typescript, corrected typescript, photocopy, correspondence 1990-1991 Box 3, Folder 33
 
Stars in the Darkness , 2002 
Box 3
Corrected typescript, typescript photocopy, front matter, back matter, page proof, proof of jacket, correspondence, clippings, notes, responses to Stars in the Darkness , note from illustrator, and research materials 1995-2001 Box 3, Folder 33-41
Box 5
Photocopy of sketches and correspondence 1995-1998 Box 5, Folder 8
 
Treasure of Tangaroa  
Box 3
Research, newspaper clipping, typescript, corrected typescript, and correspondence 1982-1994 Box 3, Folder 42-51
 
Wild Willie and King Kyle Detectives , 1993 
Box 4
Author comments January 6, 1998 Box 4, Folder 1
 
Wind-Wild Dog , 2006 
Box 4
Research material, notes, typescript, corrected typescript, correspondence, notes, back matter, back matter corrected, front matter, photocopies of illustrations, corrected page proof, proof of jacket, and clippings 1997-2001 Box 4, Folder 2-8
 
Photocopies of illustrations, corrected page proof, proof of jacket, and clippings 2005-2007 Box 4, Folder 9
 
Miscellaneous  
Box 4
A Common Thread "Milwaukee Magazine" clippings 1999 Box 4, Folder 11
Box 2
Autobiographical Sketch February 18, 1949 Box 2, Folder 56
Box 4
Awards, correspondence, and clippings 1998 Box 4, Folder 20
 
Clippings and Photographs 1994-2000 Box 4, Folder 29
 
International Reading Association (IRA) speech "Consider Magic" May 1, 2000 Box 4, Folder 26
 
Correspondence 2003 Box 4, Folder 28
 
Typescript and correspondence from Marla Frond November 13, 1999 Box 4, Folder 30
 
Photographs of author, clippings, correspondence, speech, and article 1983-2002 Box 4, Folder 31-36
 
Inside Magazine clippings May 1, 1997 Box 4, Folder 10
Box 2
Mama Do you Love Me? A teleplay Betty Birney, Corrected typescript and correspondence 1998 Box 2, Folder 41-42
Box 4
Correspondence, notes, clippings, and promotional material 1998 Box 4, Folder 21
 
Speech for a Young Author's Conference and correspondence November 1, 1999 Box 4, Folder 25
 
Text From Exhibit at Cedarbury Cultural Center Idea 1; circa 2005 Box 4, Folder 12
 
Text From Exhibit at Cedarbury Cultural Center Idea 2; interviewing myself circa 2005 Box 4, Folder 13
 
Text From Exhibit at Cedarbury Cultural Center Five Stories number 3; 2005 Box 4, Folder 14
 
Text From Exhibit at Cedarbury Cultural Center Revision, number 4; April 24, 2006 Box 4, Folder 15
 
Text From Exhibit at Cedarbury Cultural Center the Editor's Hand number 5; 2006 Box 4, Folder 16
 
Text From Exhibit at Cedarbury Cultural Center Illustrator number 6; circa 2006 Box 4, Folder 17
 
Text From Exhibit at Cedarbury Cultural Center Stalking Stories; circa 2006 Box 4, Folder 18
 
The Literacy Arts Porcupine Magazine clippings 1997 Box 4, Folder 37
 
The Seeing Stick undated Box 4, Folder 27
 
Where are the Leaders Essay corrected typescript 1996 Box 4, Folder 19
 
Who am I Writing For Speech; December 6, 1995 Box 4, Folder 22
 
Who and I Writing For? Truth and Magic for Real Children UMBA speech September 10, 1996 Box 4, Folder 23
 
Writing from my Underwater Garden undated Box 4, Folder 24