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Megan McDonald Papers

Summary Information
Title: Megan McDonald Papers
Dates: 1991-2004
Creator: McDonald, Megan
Extent: 106 folders
Location: Materials are housed in the Andersen Library caverns. Please allow 30 minutes for retrieval.
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-910
Abstract:
The McDonald collection contains written production material for 6 titles.

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Gift of: McDonald, Megan


Arrangement

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


Biographical Sketch

Megan McDonald was born February 28, 1959, in Pittsburgh, PA. She received a B.A. from Oberlin College in 1981. Prior to beginning her writing career she worked as a park ranger, bookseller, museum guide, librarian, and storyteller. Most of her books are aimed at younger children, and she has received awards and honors for several of them.

Biographical Sources: Something About the Author , vols. 67, 99; Children's Literature Review vol. 94


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains written production material for six titles, and includes a holograph, typescripts, some corrected, notes, a dummy, corrected page proofs, a jacket proof, and correspondence.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The 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.
  • McDonald, Megan
  • Emotions
  • Schools
  • Brothers and sisters
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Box MF 3169
Correspondence and materials related to Peter Reynolds, illustrator of the "Judy Moody" series (1 folder)  Box MF 3169
Note  Contains: corrected page proof (6 p.); jacket proof (6 p.); photocopies of illustration (31 p.); correspondence (5 p.)
Box MF 3168, MF 4129
Judy Moody, published Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2000 (26 folders)  Box MF 3168, MF 4129
Note  Contains: typescript (57 p.); corrected typescript (866 p.); front matter (7 p.); page proof (7 p.); corrected page proof (276 p.); jacket proof (2 p.); photocopies of illustrations (15 p.); correspondence (24 p.); notes (9 p.); research material (3 p.)
Box MF 3169, MF 4129
Judy Moody Gets Famous, published Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2001 (13 folders)  Box MF 3169, MF 4129
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (425 p.); front matter (12 p.); back matter (1 p.); corrected page proof (92 p.); jacket proof (2 p.); photocopies of illustrations (39 p.); correspondence (27 p.); notes (2 p.); clippings (1 p.); research material (8 p.)
Box MF 4134
Judy Moody, M.D.: The Doctor Is In!, illustrated by Peter Reynolds, published Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2004 (5 folders)  Box MF 4134
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (207 p.); front matter (77 p.); corrected page proof (332 p.); photocopy of corrected page proof (106 p.); correspondence (1 p.); notes (5 p.); research material (19 p.)
Box MF 4133, MF 4134
Judy Moody Predicts the Future, illustrated by Peter Reynolds, published Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2003 (13 folders)  Box MF 4133, MF 4134
Note  Contains: holograph (4 p.); typescript (11 p.); corrected typescript (113 p.); photocopy of corrected typescript (57 p.); miscellaneous typescript (5 p.); front matter (13 p.); back matter (2 p.); corrected page proof (156 p.); photocopy of corrected page proof (308 p.); jacket proof (1 p.); correspondence (4 p.); notes (2 p.)
Box MF 4130 - 4132
Judy Moody Saves the World, illustrated by Peter Reynolds, published Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2002 (35 folders)  Box MF 4130 - 4132
Note  Contains: corrected typescript (260 p.); front matter (18 p.); back matter (4 p.); corrected page proof (983 p.); photocopy of corrected page proof (229 p.); jacket proof (11 p.); correspondence (26 p.); notes (76 p.); clippings (2 p.); research material (44 p.); contract summary (4 p.)
Box MF 1950
The Potato Man, published New York: Orchard Books, 1991 (5 folders)  Box MF 1950
Note  Contains: holograph (4 p.); typescript (1 p.); corrected typescript (6 p.); dummy, illustrations included (16 p.); notes (4 p.)