Children's Literature Research Collections, Archives and Special Collections, University of Minnesota
Lisa Von Drasek is the Curator of the Children's Literature Research Collections of the University of Minnesota. The CLRC, an internationally recognized resource in the field of children’s literature, contain six core collections and several smaller collections. They are the Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature, the Hess Collection of Dime Novels, Story Papers, and Series Books, the Paul Bunyan Collection, the Laura Jane Musser Collection of Oziana materials, and the Illustrated Treasure Island Collection. Lisa previously was the Children's Librarian of the Bank Street College of Education. She was the Teacher/Librarian for pre-k through 8th grade as well as a teacher of Children's Literature, Storytelling, and Children's Book Publishing 101. Lisa reviews children's books for The New York Times, Shelf Awareness and blogs at Blue Ox Review. She has served as a juror on The New York Times Best Illustrated, the Newbery Committee, and Caldecott among others.
Monday, June 25
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM