Noncirculating; available for research.
The collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. Code). Reproductions can be made only if they are to be used for "private study, scholarship, or research." It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials, other than that noted above.
Maureen Ann Crane Wartski was born on January 25, 1940 in Ashiya, Japan. She attended the University of the Redlands from 1958-1959 and received her bachelor's degree in 1962 from Sophia University. That same year she became a naturalized U.S. citizen. She has worked as a history teacher, a reporter and a lecturer on creative writing. Her first juvenile book, My Brother Is Special, was published in 1979. She also contributes plays and short stories to children's magazines such as Highlights and Scholastic under the pseudonym of M. A. Crane.
Scope and Content
The collection contains a typescript with corrections for one title. The Lake is on Fire is about a recently blinded teenage boy who gets caught in a forest fire with a man-hating German Shepherd. Within this title, the materials are arranged in the probable order in which they were created.
Series and Subseries
Box/Folder A. Books The Lake Is on Fire by Maureen Crane Wartski (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1981). 1/1-1/3 Typescript, edited with inserted correction pages, 1/1 Chapters 1-6, pp. 1-53. 1/2 Chapters 7-12, pp. 54-98. 1/3 Chapters 13-18, pp. 99-117.
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The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
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