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Angelica Shirley Carpenter (1945-) Biography - Writings, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Work in Progress

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Born 1945, in St. Louis, MO; Education: University of Illinois at Urbana, B.A., 1967; M.Ed., 1974; M.S. (library science), 1977.

Office—Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature, 5200 N. Barton Ave. M/S ML34, Fresno, CA 93740-8014.

Palm Springs Public Library, Palm Springs, CA, director, 1982-99; Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature, California State University, Fresno, founding curator, 1999—. Founder and manager, BookFest of the Palm Beaches, 1990-99. Chair, National Planning of Special Collections Committee, Association for Library Service to Children, American Library Association, 2003-04. Conference coordinator, Children's Literature Association, 2004.

International Reading Association, International Wizard of Oz Club (president, 2004-07), Robert Louis Stevenson Club, Lewis Carroll Society of North America (board member, 2002-05), Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, American Library Association, Lewis Carroll Society of Great Britain, California Library Association.

Editing the proceedings of "Frances Hodgson Burnett: Beyond the Secret Garden," an international conference held in Fresno, CA, 2003; researching Frances Hodgson Burnett, Victorian children's authors, and children's literature collections in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Alejo Carpentier: 1904-1980: Writer Biography - Early Writing Led To Political Activism, Exiled In France, Return To The Americas, Works Proliferated With Voluminous Knowledge [next]

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