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Spring 1999


The 1999 Kerlan Award

On Saturday, April 10th, author Eve Bunting, author/illustrator Lois Lenski (posthumously), Professor Emeritus Edward B. Stanford, and Professor Emeritus Norine Odland have been selected as the recipients of the 1999 Kerlan Award. The award is presented annually "in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation for generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature."

Eve Bunting will be the keynote speaker, and Lois Lenski's son Steven J. Covey will speak on behalf of his mother. During this 50th anniversary year of the Kerlan Collection and the 25th anniversary of the Kerlan Friends, the Kerlan Award will also recognize Professor Emeritus Edward B. Stanford and Professor Emeritus Norine Odland for their special and exceptional efforts on behalf of the Kerlan Collection.

This Kerlan Friends event is supported in part by publishers Clarion Books, HarperCollins and Harcourt Brace., University departments, and the Minnesota Humanities Commission.

The Kerlan Collection has original manuscripts for 34 of Eve Bunting's titles including Smoky Night (Harcourt Brace, 1994), Going Home (HarperCollins, 1996) and So Far From the Sea (Clarion, 1998), as well as 119 books. Lois Lenski (1893-1974) donated manuscripts for 12 titles including Prairie School (Lippincott, 1951) and illustrations for 50 titles, including Alphabet People (Harper, 1928), as well as 93 books. The Red Balloon Bookshop will sell books before and after the luncheon.

The Kerlan Award event will begin at 11 A.M. at the Holiday Inn Metrodome, 1500 Washington Avenue South, Cedar and Washington Avenues at 7 Corners, on the University of Minnesota's West Bank campus. A parking ramp is located next door to the hotel. To attend please use the reservation form in this newsletter. For further information, please call (612) 624-4576.

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From the Curator

50th and 25th Anniversaries
1999 is the year of both the 50th anniversary of the Kerlan Collection's founding at the University of Minnesota and the 25th anniversary of the Kerlan Friends organizing. Anniversaries bring together reminiscences about milestones achieved and anticipation for the future. The agreement between Irvin Kerlan, M.D. and the University of Minnesota was signed on June 16, 1949. Kerlan knew many of the authors and illustrators who contributed earlier to his private collection and later to the University. One of these acquaintances was Lois Lenski. She, and after her death her son Stephen Covey, placed manuscripts for twelve titles and illustrations for fifty titles in the collection.

Upon Kerlan's accidental death in 1963, University librarian Dr. Edward B. Stanford traveled to Washington, D. C., and personally packed the books, manuscripts, and illustrations bequeathed to the University. He appointed staff to process and catalog the Collection and later created a full-time curatorial position. The curator continues Dr. Kerlan's collecting strategy by identifying potential author and illustrator donors whose work is apt to be studied and exhibited, such as author Eve Bunting. She donated thirty-four manuscripts, which have been studied by Margaret Phinney and others.

Professor Norine Odland scheduled classes to visit the Collection and encouraged graduate students to pursue research projects using the Collection. When she was a doctoral student, Rebecca Rapport, for example, reviewed letters from children to Marguerite Henry. Dr. Odland also arranged for the guest speaker at each College of Education Book Week banquet, including Bette Greene, and later for the Chase Lecture, including Ashley Bryan, to spend some time at the Kerlan Collection. Gerald Barnaby was one of the more than hundred student workers who retrieved books and treasures for these and other guest authors and artists, many of whom later contributed manuscripts and art to the Collection.

For the 25th anniversary, Professor Odland served on the planning committee that recommended three new ventures--an annual Kerlan Award; the Kerlan Collection newsletter; and a support group, the Kerlan Friends. The Friends hosted an anniversary tea to announce the first three Kerlan Award recipients, Marie Hall Ets, Elizabeth Coatsworth, and Marguerite Henry. The committee sent award plaques to each, and the next year, there were sufficient funds to sponsor the visit of the recipient to the Kerlan Collection.

The Kerlan Friends then expanded their mission; in addition to sponsoring the Kerlan Award; they created portfolios for loans to the schools, marketed greeting cards and posters, exhibited recent acqusitions at the annual meeting, and supported preservation projects. Dr. Stanford, now retired, has been an active volunteer.Presidents of the Kerlan Friends include former student Gerald Barnaby, now an attorney, and Dr. Rebecca Rapport, who teaches children's literature at the University of Minnesota.

Celebratory events in 1999, will bring together those who have contributed to the Kerlan Collection and the Kerlan Friends. On April 10th, the first of these events will acknowledge the generous contributions of unique materials and efforts made by Eve Bunting, Lois Lenski, Dr. Norine Odland, and Dr. Edward B. Stanford.

--Karen Nelson Hoyle
CLRC Curator

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The Ezra Jack Keats/Kerlan Collection Memorial Fellowship financed by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation will provide $1,500 to a "talented writer and/or illustrator of children's books who wishes to use the Kerlan Collection for the furtherance of his or her artistic development. Special consideration will be given to someone who would find it difficult to finance the visit to the Kerlan Collection."

The Ezra Jack Keats Fellowship recipient will receive transportation cost and a per diem allotment. Applications for 1999 must be received by May 1, 1999. For application materials, please send a self-addressed envelope with 55¢ in postage affixed to: The Ezra Jack Keats/Kerlan Collection Memorial Fellowship, 109 Walter Library, 117 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

Past Recipients:
1985 - Ilse Plume
1986 - Ellen Stoll Walsh
1987 - Richard Jesse Watson
1989 - Loreen Leedy & Jean Gralley (co-recipients)
1990 - Leslie Tryon
1991 - Andrea Wyman
1992 - Marjorie Allen
1993 - Constance Bergum
1994 - Marc Harshman
1995 - Paula Nourse-Ragland
1996 - David Pelletier
1997 - No award was given
1998 - Beth Royalty

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In honor of the memory of Barbara Juster Esbensen, a Teaching Award is given each year to someone who has made the best use of ideas in Barbara's book, A Celebration of Bees--Helping Children to Write Poetry. The deadline for submission of entries by contestants is April 1, 1999. Queries may be sent to the e-mail address: The amount of the award will be $1,000.00.

The Friends of the Kerlan Collection are pleased to call for papers for the sixth annual award to be presented for an outstanding paper written during the past school year by a college or university student using the resources of the Children's Literature Research Collections. This award will consist of a citation and the sum of $100. The purpose of the award is to promote the use of the Kerlan Collection, and it is given in recognition of outstanding research utilizing original resources available in the Kerlan Collection.

In evaluating the papers, judges will emphasize the formulation of a research topic that provides a contribution to knowledge and utilizes original resources, especially manuscripts and illustrations in the CLRC. The writing style and organization of the paper are also important.

Information and Rules:
1. Three copies of the paper (unsigned) must be submitted in an envelope to the Children's Literature Research Collections Essay Award, 109 Walter Library, University of Minnesota, 117 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, and postmarked to arrive by June 1, 1999.

2. The paper should be typed, double-spaced, on white 81/2" x 11" paper and include a bibliography noting CLRC resources used. On a cover sheet, please type your name, address, Social Security number, college, year, and major. (Your name should not appear anywhere other than on the cover sheet.) The award selection committee will read the papers without the cover sheet.

3. Papers may be of any length and must have been written between June 1, 1998, and May 31, 1999. The writer must have been a student of a college or university at the time the paper was written.

4. The winner will be invited to be a guest of the Kerlan Friends at their annual meeting on June 22, 1999.

THE ANNE SPENCER LINDBERGH PRIZE IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, established in 1995 as an annual recognition of the best English-language children's fantasy novel published during the year, will be awarded hereafter on a biennial basis because of the smaller-than-anticipated number of submissions in 1997.

The deadline for entries in the 1998-99 Award is November 1, 1999. Send four copies of each book being submitted along with a $25 application fee for each title to: The Lindbergh Foundation, 708 South Third Street, Suite 110, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1141. The winner of the $5,000 prize will be announced in January 2000.

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Recent Book Awards

Louis Sachar, author of Holes (Frances Foster Books / Farrar, Straus and Giroux), is the 1999 John Newbery Medal winner for "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children" published during the preceding year. One 1999 Newbery honor book author was cited: Richard Peck for A Long Way from Chicago (Dial Books for Young Readers).

Mary Azarian, illustrator of Snowflake Bentley (Houghton Mifflin Company), was named the winner of the 1999 Randolph Caldecott Medal for "the most distinguished American picture book for children" published during 1998. The Caldecott Committee also cited four honor book illustrators: Brian Pinkney for Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, written by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Hyperion Books for Children); David Shannon for No, David! (The Blue Sky Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc.); Uri Shulevitz for Snow (Farrar, Straus Giroux); and Peter Sís for Tibet Through the Red Box (Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus Giroux).

Dial Books for Young Readers, publisher of Thanks to My Mother, written by Schoschana Rabinovici and edited by Cindy Kane (translated by James Skofield), received the 1999 Mildred L. Batchelder Award for "the most outstanding book originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country and subsequently published in English in the United States." One honor book was named: Secret Letters From 0 to 10, written by Susie Morgenstern (edited by Jill Davis and translated by Gill Rosner), published by Viking.

Angela Johnson, was awarded the 1999 Coretta Scott King Author Award for Heaven (Simon & Schuster). Jazmin's Notebook by Nikki Grimes (Dial Books); Breaking Ground, Silence: The Story of New York's African Burial Ground by Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan (Henry Holt and Company); and The Other Side: Shorter Poems by Angela Johnson (Orchard Books) were named honor books. Michele Wood received the 1999 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for i see the rhythm (Children's Book Press). Three honor books for illustration were named: I Have Heard of A Land, illustrated by Floyd Cooper (Joanna Cotler Books); The Bat Boy & His Violin, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers); and Duke Ellington: The Piano and His Orchestra, illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Hyperion Books for Children). The King Awards honor African American authors and illustrators whose books are "outstanding inspirational and educational contributions to literature for children and young people."

Anne McCaffrey is the 1999 winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature for Young Adults for "lifetime achievement in writing books for teenagers." McCaffrey is the author of many popular books, including the Dragonriders of Pern series, which includes, Dragonflight, Dragonquest, and White Dragon (Del Rey Publishers). She is also the author of The Ship Who Sang (Del Rey) and the Harper Hall Trilogy: Dragonsong, Dragonsinger, and Dragondrums (Bantam).

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Recent Acquisitions

MS-manuscripts, IL-illustrations; published titles are indicated by italics unless otherwise indicated, these materials have been donated by the authors and/or illustrators and their families. Titles for which additional materials have arrived are not listed if reported in The Kerlan Collection: Manuscripts and Illustrations (1985) or in previous newsletters.

Marion Dane Bauer: MS Alison's Puppy; Alison's Terrible, Awful, Mean Second Grade Teacher; Bear's Hiccups; Christmas in the Forest; Early Winter; If Frogs Made Weather; If You Were Born a Kitten; Jason's Bears; Our Stories: A Fiction Workshop for Young Authors; Sammy's Delicious Thumb; Sleep, Little One, Sleep; Turtle Dreams

Eve Bunting: MS So Far from the Sea

Mary Calhoun: MS & IL Flood; Henry the Sailor Cat; Tonio's Cat

Eleanor Cameron: IL Puss in Boots

Margaret Chang: MS The Beggar's Magic: A Chinese Tale

John Coy: MS Night Driving

Paula Danziger: MS Amber Brown Is Feeling Blue; Amber Brown Sees Red

Louis Darling: IL Mr. Bass's Planetoid (bequeathed by Eleanor Cameron)

Judy Delton: MS A Is for Abigail, Frogtown School Series Book 1; Angel Spreads Her Wings; The Birthnight Picnic, Bookworm Buddies; Breaking Out; Computer Clues; The Day I Talked to Santa Claus; Goodbye Without Dying; The Halloween Feast; Halloween Helpers; Me Day; Mr. Bagley's Body; Moans and Groans and Dinosaur Bones Pee Wee Scouts #31; Pedal Power; Pee Wee Scouts; Planet Pee Wee; The Space Squad Fantasy Series Book 1; The Space Squad Fantasy Series Book 2; The Space Squad Fantasy Series Book 3; Stage Frightened; Wild, Wild West

Anne Ophelia Dowden: IL From Flower to Fruit; Insects Action Sketches; Look at a Flower MS This Noble Harvest; slides of artwork; Something About the Author; Wild Green Things

Norma Gaffron: MS The Bermuda Triangle

Paul Galdone: IL The Deacon's Masterpiece or The Wonderful One-Hoss Shay; The Gingerbread Boy; Over in the Meadow

Arthur Geisert: IL Haystack; Prairie Town

Patricia Reilly Giff: MS Kidnap at the Catfish Cafe; Let's Go, Philadelphia; Mary Moon Is Missing

Melanie Hope Greenberg: MS & IL Aunt Lilly's Laundromat

Joyce Hansen: MS Between Two Fires

Robert Henneberger: IL Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet; Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet (bequeathed by Eleanor Cameron)

Marguerite Henry: MS Brown Sunshine of Sawdust Valley; Sir Patrick Henry, the Bilingual Dog

Johanna Hurwitz: MS A Dream Come True

Gloria Kamen: IL Hidden Music; Second-Hand Cat

Beth and Joe Krush: IL The Mysterious Christmas Shell; The Terrible Churnadryme (bequeathed by Eleanor Cameron)

Alexandria LaFaye: MS Edith Shay; Nissa's Place; Strawberry Hill; The Year of the Sawdust Man

Betty Levin: MS Look Back, Moss; Creature Crossing

Sonia Levitin: MS Boom Town; Nine for California

Ida Luttrell: MS Milo's Toothache

Chris Lynch: MS He-Man Women Haters Club #4: Ladies' Choice; He-Man Women Hater's Club #5: The Wolf Gang

Margaret Read MacDonald: MS Pickin' Peas

Eloise McGraw: MS Master Cornhill; The Moorchild

Claudia Mills: MS Gus and Grandpa and the Christmas Cookies; Gus and Grandpa Ride the Train; One Small Lost Sheep

Barbara Morrow: IL Edward's Portrait; Help for Mr. Peale

Lensey Namioka: MS Den of the White Fox

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor: MS Achingly Alice, Sang Spell

Katherine Paterson: MS Celia and the Sweet, Sweet Water

Synthia Saint James: IL Girls Together

Graham Salisbury: MS Jungle Days

Marcia Sewall: IL Saying Goodbye to Grandma

Chris K. Soentpiet: IL Silver Packages

Theodore Taylor: MS Excelsior! Excelsior!: An Autobiography; The Flight of Jesse Leroy Brown

Vladimir Vagin: IL Cella and the Sweet, Sweet Water; Dear Brother; Insects from Outerspace

Elizabeth Winthrop: MS As the Crow Flies; The Battle for the Castle; Island Justice

Jane Yolen: MS Armageddon Summer

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NEH Progress

Cataloging of works by one hundred selected authors and illustrators is still underway. Preservation was completed in January. Christina Cowan and Emilie Quast have been working on the project; which started in November. These collections are being processed with financial assistance from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The following authors and illustrators have been processed during 1999:

Lorna Balian MC & MF; Natalie S. Carlson MF; John D. Fitzgerald MF; Genevieve Foster MC; Jean Fritz MF; Lorenz B. Graham MF; Bette Greene MF; Constance C. Greene MF; Carolyn Haywood MC; Mabel L. Hunt MF; Trina S. Hyman MC; Elizabeth O. Jones MC; Clara I. Judson MF; Kathryn Lasky MF; Dorothy Lathrop MF; Anita Lobel MC; Joseph Low MC; Stephen W. Meader MF; Clare T. Newberry MC; Tony Palazzo MC; Bill Peet MC; Feodor Rojankovaky MC; Mary Hays Weik MF; Gene Zion MF.

MC represents illustrations
MF represents manuscripts

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Recent Visitors

Elizabeth Baer, Dean at Gustavus Adolphus College, worked on "Not for Children Only" curriculum for NEH and ALA.

Barbara Beshoar and 16 students from Minnesota College of Art and Design visited on February 15.

Virginia Delisi, a graduate student in the College of Education & Human Development, researched information on Brian Pinkney.

Chris Dyrud brought members from the Illustrator's Guild on the evening of November 16.

Four Students, from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, visited the collection on November 19.

Friends of the Minneapolis Public Library heard a presentation on Recent Trends in Children's Books on the evening of January 21.

Jacquelyn Gourley, a graduate student from George Washington University, worked on Wanda Gág's fine art and background for her master's thesis.

Linnea Hendrickson, a faculty member from the University of New Mexico, wrote articles about Eleanor Cameron and Marguerite Henry.

Christine Heppermann collected information on Meindert DeJong for the Winter '99 issue of Riverbank Review.

Professor Sally Hunter scheduled two back-to-back University of St. Thomas evening classes on November 12 to hear a presentation and view multi-cultural books.

Mathee Kantar supervised 16 students on February 10 from Metro State University.

Caroline Knight brought 32 students from North Central University for an overview of the recent award books in both presentation and exhibits on February 24.

Rachelle Loven, faculty member from the University of Sioux Falls, South Dakota brought her children's art and writing class in to view art by Eric Carle, Tomie dePaola, and Wanda Gág.

Alissa Luepke, an undergraduate student from the college of Architecture & Landscape Architecture, focused on a studio project "The Garden Wall in the Secret Garden."

Northeastern University students accompanied by teacher Caroline Knight studied materials on the class carts.

Colleen Pitner brought a class from the College of Visual Arts in St. Paul to view Caldecott Award original art on November 13.

Dr. Rebecca Rapport introduced the students in a U of M Survey of Children's Literature class to the Kerlan Collection holdings on October 19.

Meg Stein and her daughter, who was preparing to write & illustrate her own book, looked at illustrations in the collection.

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Coming Events

April 29-May 2: The Festival of Nations. This year's theme is "Wedding Traditions" For more information, contact Festival of Nations, 1694 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108; phone: 651-647-0191; FAX: 651-647-9268 Website:

June 17: Summer Forum; speaker is Professor Anne Lundin, University of Wisconsin, Madison, who will speak about the children's literature canon.

June 22: Chase Lecture; James Cross Giblin, author and editor, will be speaking at 2:30 P.M. at the Bell Museum Auditorium.

Kerlan Friends Annual Meeting.

June 24: Summer Forum; speaker is Dr. Carolyn Gwinn who will speak on multicultural children's books.

October 7-9: 3rd IBBY Regional Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.

October 19: Book Week banquet; Illustrator Wendell Minor, will be the speaker.

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Newbery, Caldecott, King, and Batchelder Award books are on CLRC exhibit in the Walter Library hallway outside room 109 through mid-March. Already in the Kerlan Collection are a manuscript for Joyce Hansen's King /African American Honor Book, Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence; a manuscript by Anne McCaffery for Dragonsong (Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement); and other manuscripts by Newbery Award and National Book Award winner Louis Sachar.

Beth Peck's studies for the jacket Sarah and the Dragon was on exhibit at University of Wisconsin-Stout's Furlong Gallery from February 23 to March 12.

Chris Dyrud installed books from the Kerlan Collection related to the Brothers Grimm.

Kijo Picture Book Village, in the countryside near Miyazaki, Japan, will exhibit original art from the Kerlan Collection in spring 1999. This Trust, which opened in 1996, encompasses a library that now has more than 10,000 picture books from many countries, a playhouse for family audiences, a bookshop, tearoom, and cottages for visitors amidst woods, farms, rivers, and hills. Among the illustrations on loan through June, 1999 are illustration studies for Barbara Cooney's Ox-Cart Man, Ruth Chrisman Gannett's My Father's Dragon, Esphyr Slobodina's Caps for Sale, and Gustaf Tenggren's Stories from the Arabian Nights.

Mr. Motoo Ito and his Globe Book Company, supported by Asahi Newspaper Company, has borrowed art from the Kerlan Collection, as well as other collections for "Picture Books in the 20th Century" exhibit in Japan. Leonard Marcus is writing the exhibit catalog text. The first two exhibition sites are Kobe Daimaru Exhibition Hall in Hyogo (March 18-30) and Odakyu Museum of Art in Tokyo (April 25-May 10). Among the loans from the Kerlan Collection are Janina Domanska's If All the Seas Were One Sea and The Turnip, Hardy Gramatky's Little Toot on the Thames, Lois Lenski's Cowboy Small, Maud and Miska Petersham's Albanian Wonder Tales, Kurt Wiese's Li Lun, Lad of Courage, and Taro Yashima's Umbrella.

Manuscript pages, galley sheets, and an inscribed copy of Karla Kuskin's The Walk the Mouse Girls Took (Harper, 1957) and illustrations from her James and the Rain (Harper, 1957) were on display at the Seventh Annual Hubbs Children's Literature Conference at the Unversity of St. Thomas in St. Paul on February 27. She addressed the theme, "A Feast of Words: Introducing Children to Poetry" as the keynote speaker.

Two window exhibits display Kerlan Collection material for St. Patrick's Day. The exhibit holds books, manuscripts, and illustrations from such authors as Eve Bunting, Elizabeth Coatsworth, Leonard Everett Fisher, and John Hewlett. The exhibit will be up until March 17th.

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CLRC Research

Donna R. White. A Century of Welsh Myth in Children's Literature. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1998.

Christine Alfano. "Erik and Lenore Blegvad," RiverBank Review, Summer 1998.

Susan Marie Swanson. "Lois Lenski," RiverBank Review, Fall 1998.

Christine Heppermann. "Meindert DeJong," RiverBank Review, Winter 1998/1999.

J. Randolph Cox. "The Nick Carter Stories" in Suspense Writers by Robin Winks & Maureen Corrigan (The Scribner Writers Series). New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1998.

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New Kerlan Items

Gág's nephew Gary Harm arranged with Cole Rogers, head of printmaking at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, to make a limited edition of 65 prints from an original lithographic zinc plate in the Kerlan Collection. These will be for sale on April 10th through the Kerlan Friends for $250.

A Kerlan Collection book bag featuring an ink illustration of the CLRC Reading Room by Karen Ritz will be available at the Kerlan Award Luncheon for $8.50.

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CLRC New Hours

Beginning in January, CLRC reading room hours will be Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with Friday by special appointment. The staff will spend Fridays preparing for the move.

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Kerlan Want List

The Kerlan want list includes book titles that CLRC needs either to match a manuscript or an illustration or to fill a gap in the book collections. All books should be hardcovers in excellent condition; dust jackets preferred. This list will be continued in future newsletters. Please contact the Kerlan for more information about any donations.

Brandhorst, Carl T. & R. Sylvester
Tale of White Foot. Illustrated by Grambs Miller. Simon & Schuster, 1968

Esbensen, Barbara
Swing Around the Sun. Lerner Publications, 1965.

Fleischman, Sid
McBroom and the Great Rat Race. Illustrated by Lorraine Walter. Little Brown, 1980.

Hamilton, Morse
Little Sister for Sale. Illustrated by G. Fiammenghi. Cobblehill Books, 1992.

Haskell, Helen Eggleston
Katrinka Grows Up. Dutton, 1932.

Hobart Black, Lois
Emissary (play). Universal Publishers, 1963.

Joosse, Barbara
Snow Day!. Clarion Books, 1995.

Kerr, M.E.
Linger. Harper Collins Children's Books, 1993.

Kessler, Ethel and Leonard
Night Story. Illustrated by Ethel and Leonard Kessler. Macmillan, 1981.
Two, Four, Six, Eight: A Book about Legs. Illustrated by Leonard Kessler. Dodd, 1980.

Kessler, Leonard
Mr. Pine's Storybook. Illustrated by Leonard Kessler. Putnam, 1982.
Soup for the King. Illustrated by Leonard Kessler. Grosset & Dunlap, 1969.
That's Not Santa. Illustrated by Leonard Kessler. Scholastic, 1981.

Kiddell-Monroe, Joan
Open the Door. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.

King, Marian
What would you do?. Illustrated by Audrey Pressler. R.B. Luce, 1962.

Kinsey, Eleanor (pseud. of Eleanor Clymer)
This Cat Came to Stay. Illustrated by Don Sibley. Watts, 1955.

Kissin, Eva, compiler
Stories in Black and White. Lippincott, 1970.

Kitt, Tamara
A Special Birthday Party for Someone Very Special. Illustrated by Brinton Turkle. Norton, 1966.

Kohn, Bernice
Light. Illustrated by Janina Domanska. Coward McCann, 1965.

Kotzinkle, William
The Day the Gang Got Rich. Illustrated by Joe Servello. Viking Press, 1970.
The Ship That Came Down the Gutter. Illustrated by Joe Servello. Pantheon, 1970.

Kramer, Nora, editor
Princess Tales. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney. Scholastic Magazine, 1971.

Kraus, Robert
Courtship of the Giant and the Doll. Illustrated by Yoko Mitsuhashi. Windmill
Creepy Hollow Ghostly, Glowing Haunted House. Warner, 1988.
Doggy Bag. Illustrated by Nancy Ethridge. Windmill, 1973.
The Gondolier of Venice. Illustrated by Robert Byrd. Windmill, 1976.
Good Night Little One. Illustrated by N.M. Bodecker. Windmill, 1972.
Hello, Hippopotamus. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Windmill, 1969.
Herman the Helper Lends a Hand. Illustrated by Jose Aruego and Arianne Dewey. Windmill, 1981.
How Spider Saved the Flea Circus. Scholastic, 1991.
How Spider Saved Turkey. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Windmill/Simon & Schuster, 1981.
I'm a Little Airplane. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Windmill, 1982.
I'm a Little Fish. Illustrated by Kraus, Robert. Windmill, 1981.
I'm a Little House. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Windmill, 1982.
I'm a Little Tugboat. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Windmill, 1981.
Leo the Late Bloomer Bakes a Cake. Illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey. Windmill/Simon & Schuster, 1981.
The Little Giant. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Windmill/Harper & Row, 1967.
Lord's Prayer. Illustrated by George Kraus. Windmill/Simon & Schuster, 1971.
Milton the Early Riser Takes a Trip. Illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey. Windmill/Simon & Schuster, 1981.
Night-lite Calendar 1974. Illustrated by N.M. Bodecker. Dutton, 1974.
Pip Squeak: Mouse in Shining Armor. Illustrated by Richard Oldden. New York
See the Christmas Lights: A Glow in the Book. Illustrated by Pamela Kraus. Windmill/Wanderer, 1981.
See the Moon. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Windmill, 1980.
Spider, Fly and Ladybug. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Harper & Row
The Tail Who Wagged the Dog. Illustrated by Robert Kraus. Windmill/Dutton, 1973.
The Tree That Stayed Up Until Next Christmas. Illustrated by Edna Eicke. Windmill, 1972.

Kroll, Steven
Gobbledygook. Illustrated by Kelly Oechsli. Holiday House, 1977.

Krupa, Viktor
Obrova stupaj. Maorijske rozpravky. Illustrated by Viera Bombova. Mlade leta, 1965

Kruss, James
Leuchtturm auf dem hummer-klippen, der. Illustrated by Jutta Benecke-Eberle. Oetinger, 1956.

Ladyman, Phyllis
Learning About Flowering Plants. Illustrated by Grambs Miller. Young Scott Books, 1970.

Lafferty, R.L.
Nine Hundred Grandmothers. Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak. Ace, 1982.

Lasky, Kathryn
Home Free. Macmillan, 1985. I Have Four Names for My Grandfather. Illustrated by Christopher Knight. Little Brown, 1976.
Mumbo Jumbo. Simon & Schuster, 1991.
Traces of Life: The Origins of Mankind. Illustrated by Whitney Powell. Morrow, 1990.
Tugboats Never Sleep. Illustrated by Christopher Knight. Little, Brown, 1977.

Laycock, George
How the Settlers Lived. Illustrated by Alexander Farquharson. David McKay, 1980.
Mysteries, Monsters and Untold Secrets. Doubleday, 1978.

Lee, Tanith
Princess Hynchatti. Illustrated by Velma Ilsley. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1972.

Levine, Ellen
If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King. Illustrated by Beth Peck. Scholastic, 1990.

Levoy, Myron
Three Friends. Illustrated by Beth Peck. Harper & Row, 1984.

Lindgren, Astrid
Inget Knussel Sa Emil I Lonneberga. Raben and Sjogren, 1983.

Littledale, Freya
Seven at One Blow. Illustrated by Jack Kent. Scholastic, 1976.
The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Illustrated by James Marshall. Scholastic, 1975.

Livingston, Myra Cohn
Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Poems About Small Things. HarperCollins, 1994.
Lots of Limericks. Margaret McElderry, 1992.

Lobel, Arnold
Mouse Soup. Illustrated by Arnold Lobel. Harper & Row, 1972.

Longland, Jean R.
Selections from Contemporary Portuguese Poetry: A Bilingual Selection. Illustrated by Anne Marie Jauss. Harvey House, 1966.

Lopshire, Robert
Biggest, Smallest, Fastest, Tallest Things You've Ever Heard Of. Illustrated by Robert Lopshire. Crowell, 1980.

Lord, Beman
Our New Baby's ABC. Illustrated by Velma Ilsley. Walck, 1964.

Low, Alice
David's Windows. Illustrated by Tomie dePaola. Putnam, 1974.
Genie and the Witch's Spells. Knopf, 1982.
Macmillan Book of Greek Gods and Heroes. Macmillan, 1985.
Zena and the Witch Circus. Dial, 1990.

Lynch, Chris
Mick. Harper Collins, 1995.
Return of the Homerun Kid. Scholastic, 1993.

Maestro, Giulio
The Remarkable Plant in Apartment 4. Bradbury, 1973.

Magorie, Lewis & Norma Mazer
Walzing on Water: Poetry by Women. Dell, 1989.

Malory, Sir Thomas
Stories of King Arthur. Illustrated by Elinore Blaisdell. Crowell, 1941.

Marshall, Edward (pseud. of James Marshall)
Fox and His Friends. Illustrated by James Marshall. Dial, 1982.

Marshall, James
Eugene. Houghton Mifflin, 1975.
My Friends the Frogs. Illustrated by James Marshall. D.C. Heath, 1989.
Sing Out, Irene!. Houghton Mifflin, 1975.
Snake: His Story. Houghton Mifflin, 1975.

Martin, Ann M.
Karen, Hannie & Nancy: the Three Musketeers. Scholastic, 1992.

Martin, Mary Steichen
The First Picture Book. Illustrated by Edward Steichen. Harcourt, 1930.

Martin, William Ivan
Little Princess Goodnight. Illustrated by Joseph Domjan. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967.

Mason, George
Wildlife of North America. Illustrated by George Mason Hastings House, 1966.

Mazer, Harry
Guy Lenny. BDD Books for Young Readers, 1977.
The War on Villa Street. Dell, 1979.
Heartbeat. Avon, 1986.

Mazer, Norma F.
A, My Name is Ami. Scholastic, 1994.
I Trissy. Delacorte, 1971.
Saturday the Twelfth of October. Delacorte, 1975.
The Shortstop. Morrow, 1992.

Rappaport, Doreen
Trouble at the Mines, illustrated by Joan Sandin. Crowell, 1987.

White, Ruth
Weeping Willow. Straus and Giroux, 1992.

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Friends Board

Rebecca Rapport

Vice-President & Finance Chair:
Bette Peltola

Financial Secretary:
Walter Peik

Gwen Willems

Development Chair:
Grace Kurtz

Education/Outreach Chair:
Gloria Kortmeyer

Kerlan Award Chair:
Phyllis Mattill

Marketing Chair:
Christine Dyrud

Membership Chair:
Karen M. Bihrle

Summer Event Chair:
Diana Swanson

Other Board Members:
Ruth Berman
Kathie Cerra
Phyllis Deer
Norma Gaffron
Maythee Kantar
Dianne Monson
Katharine Weiblen

Karen Nelson Hoyle

The Friends of the Kerlan Collection act as advocates for the Collection by encouraging the use of and financially supporting this rare and unique resource.

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