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Heidi E. Y. Stemple Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2359

Scope and Contents

The Heidi E. Y. Stemple papers contain typescripts, notes, research, correspondence, and related materials for children's books written by Stemple, many in collaboration with her mother, Jane Yolen.


  • Creation: 1998 - 2021


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). 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. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Heidi E. Y. Stemple was born in 1966 in Hatfield, Massachusetts. She earned a BA in psychology from Eckerd College, and worked as a probation officer in Florida before becoming a writer. She is the author of numerous books for children, many coauthored with her mother, well-known children's and young adult author Jane Yolen. She has worked in a vaierty of genres, including verse, cook books, picture books, and nonfiction. Stemple lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts.

Biographical source:

"Heidi E. Y. Stemple (1966-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 381. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2022.


1.25 Cubic Feet (1 record carton)

Language of Materials



The collection contains production materials for children's books written by Heidi E. Y. Stemple, including many works co-authored with Jane Yolen.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by publication title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Heidi E. Y. Stemple.

Related Materials

Additional material related to works coauthored with Jane Yolen can be found in the Jane Yolen papers.

Heidi E. Y. Stemple papers, 1998-2021
Caitlin Marineau
June 2023
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library