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Margaret Willey papers RHC-02

Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49503



Repository: Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
creatorWilley, Margaret
Title: Margaret Willey papers
Dates: 1983
Quantity: 0.35 Linear feet(2 half boxes)
AbstractMargaret Willey is a Michigan-based writer of novels for young adults. She published her first novel, The Bigger Book of Lydia, in 1983. The Margaret Willey papers consist of the manuscript and galley proofs of Willey’s 1983 novel, The Bigger Book of Lydia. The collection includes the typescript, page proofs/mock-up, camera ready past-up, and galleys.
Identification: RHC-02
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Collection Description

The Margaret Willey papers consist of the manuscript and galley proofs of Willey’s 1983 novel, The Bigger Book of Lydia. The collection includes the typescript, page proofs/mock-up, camera ready past-up, and galleys.


Biography

Margaret Willey is a Michigan-based writer of novels for young adults. Her books have garnered several distinctions, including listings as American Library Association’s Best Books for Young Adults and Recommended Books for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. She published her first novel, The Bigger Book of Lydia, in 1983, and has since published novels and picture books to enthusiastic reviews. She received the 2002 Charlotte Zolotow Award for her original folktale, Clever Beatrice. Ms. Willey received a B.Ph. and B.A. from Grand Valley State College and an M.F.A. from Bowling Green State University. She currently works on her many writing projects in Grand Haven, Michigan.


Authors, American
Children's literature
Grand Valley State College.
Michigan

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Collection is open for research use.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Margaret Willey papers (RHC-02). Special Collections & University Archives, Grand Valley State University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Margaret Willey in 1986.


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