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Knight - Lassie Come Home
Knight - Lassie Come Home
Four page questionnaire completed by Jere Knight; one letter to Jere knight from Elizabeth Rider Mongomery; one letter to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery from Elizabeth Morton. Lassie Come Home was published by John C. Winston Co. in 1940., A brief biography of Eric Mowbray Knight is included on the Chelsea Collies Website: http://www.chelsea-collies.com/knight.html
Lattimore - Little Pear
Lattimore - Little Pear
Four page questionnaire completed by Eleanor Frances Lattimore; Two letters to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery from Eleanor Frances Lattimore; Little Pear was published in 1931 by Harcourt, Brace and Co. The Eleanor Frances Lattimore Papers are housed in the de Grummond Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi., Two university special collections hold materials for Lattimore. The Eleanor Frances Lattimore Papers are part of the deGrummond Children's Literature Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~degrum/ and The Eleanor Frances Lattimore Papers are part of the Kerlan Collection, within The Children's Literature Research Collections at the University of Minesota Libraries: http://special.lib.umn.edu/clrc/kerlan/index.
Lenski - Little Auto
Lenski - Little Auto
Four page questionnaire completed by Lois Lenski; Two letters to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery from Lois Lenski; One postcard to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery from Lois Lenski. Little Auto was published in 1934 by Oxford University Press. The book was considered to be innovative because at that time authors did not write about ordinary things like automobiles in children's literature., The Lois Lenski Collection is housed in the Library Special Collecions at The University of North Caroline, Greensboro. http://library.uncg.edu/depts/speccoll/lenski/. A smaller collection of Lenski's papers of are housed as part of The deGrummond Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi. http://www.lib.usm.edu/~degrum/. The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation, Inc. is a charitable institute whose purpose is to assist organizations in their efforts to provide books to children who might otherwise lack access to children's literature. For information on Grants that are awarded by this Foundation go to: http://www.loislenskicovey.org/.
Means - Shuttered Windows
Means - Shuttered Windows
Four letters from Florence Crannell Means to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery and a four page questionnaire completed by Florence Crannell Means. Shuttered Windows was published in 1938 by Houghton Mifflin.
Milne - The complete tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
Milne - The complete tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
Two page letter from A. A. Milne to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery. Winnie the Pooh was published in 1926 by Dutton. This simple letter about the origins of Winnie the Pooh is postmarked from Crotchford Farm, Sussex, the setting of the Pooh stories.
Rawlings - The Yearling
Rawlings - The Yearling
The Yearling was published in 1938 by Charles Scribner's Sons. Rawlings was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1939 for The Yearling., The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Papers are in the Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida Smathers Libraries: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/manuscript/rawlings/rawlings.htm. The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park was established in 2006: http://www.floridastateparks.org/marjoriekinnanrawlings/. A citizen support organization is associated with the park - The Friends of the M.K. Rawlings Farm, Inc. Their Web site is: http://host69.hrwebservices.net/~marjori/.
Stong - Honk the Moose
Stong - Honk the Moose
Letter from Phil Stong to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery and a four page questionnaire completed by Phil Stong. Honk the moose was published in 1935 by Dodd, Mead.
Thurber - Many Moons
Thurber - Many Moons
Three letters from James Thurber to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery; Four page questionnaire completed by James Thurber. Many Moons was published in 1942 by Harcourt-Brace. Artist Louis Slobodkin received the 1943 Caldecott Award for his illustrations.
d'Aulaire - Ola
d'Aulaire - Ola
Letter from Edgar and Ingri d'Aulaire to Elizabeth Rider Montgomery; Four page questionnaire completed by Edgar d'Aulaire; Four page questionnaire completed by Ingri d'Aulaire. Ola was published in 1932 by Doubleday Doran. The d'Aularies wrote and published as an author-illustator team gathering inspiration from nature and nordic folktales. According to the d'Aulaires, the intent of Ola was to present Norway to American children., The Ingri and Edgar d'Aulaire Papers are part of The deGrummond Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi. http://www.lib.usm.edu/~degrum/