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Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature

Gift Books and Materials

Thanks to our generous donors!

Gifts and materials

The Center receives many gifts of books and materials from publishers, booksellers, libraries, and private collectors. We would like to thank everyone who donated these items from July 1, 2011 to December 30, 2011.


  • Donna Bessant: 163 books and 12 framed illustrations
  • Summer Brenner: 1 book
  • Shirin Yim Bridges: 1 box of her papers
  • Angelica Carpenter: 2 books
  • Michael Cart: 2 pieces of framed art by Kurt Weise
  • Chronicle Books: 6 books and 1 paper doll playset
  • Jennifer Crow: 1 book
  • Valerie Coghlan: 3 books
  • Deon Davis: 2 books
  • Dawn Publications: 4 books
  • Margarita Engle: 5 books
  • Family of Sid Fleischman: 5 boxes of his papers and 122 books
  • Jim Frazier: Walter R. Brooks and Kurt Weise related items
  • Fresno County Library: 23 periodicals
  • Tamera Friesen: 1 book
  • Betty Gallardo: 37 books
  • Goosebottom Books: 6 books
  • Stephen Grover: 1 book
  • Hachette: 2 books
  • Doug Hansen: 1 box of his papers
  • Audry Hanson: 2 vinyl records
  • Katherine Hirstein: 10 books and 2 posters
  • Houghton Mifflin: 65 books
  • International Wizard of Oz Club: 85 books and back issues of club     periodicals
  • Earl Jamgochian: 71 books,   In memory of his father,
        Matthew D. Jamgochian
  • Sloan Johnson: 1 book
  • Lucine Kasbarian: 3 items
  • Macmillan: 121 books
  • Peter McDonald: 2 books
  • Dee Michel: 1 book
  • Judy Moffett: 42 periodicals
  • Marcie Morrison: 1 book
  • Shirley Murphy: 1 book
  • National Geographic Society: 8 books
  • Blossom Norman: 19 books
  • Grace Pengilly: 1 book
  • Pat Pickford: 14 books
  • Random House: 131 books
  • Mila Rianto: 1 book
  • Peter Robertson: 2 books
  • Pam Munoz Ryan: a signed, framed print illustration from 'The Dreamer'
  • Scholastic: 71 books
  • Denise Sciandra: 1 book and 1 calendar
  • Kristene Scholefield: 1 platter
  • Simon & Schuster: 1 book
  • Linda Joy Singleton: 1 book
  • South Dakota State Historical Society Press: 1 book
  • Ruth Stotter: 1 book
  • Tanglewood Press: 3 books
  • Dave Tyckoson: 1 CD
  • Ellis Vance: 1 book
  • April Halprin Wayland: 2 boxes of her papers
  • Kathryn Whitehouse: 2 books
Donated books
Donated books