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Roni Schotter Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2157

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscript materials for nine children's books written by Roni Schotter, and includes corrected typescripts, correspondence, photocopied corrected page proofs, photocopied sketches, notes and research materials, holographs, galley proofs, and dummies dating between 1989 and 2009.


  • 1989-2009


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

Roni Schotter was born in 1946 and was raised in New York City and attended Carnegie Mellon University but graduated from New York University with a B.A. in English. She has worked as a children's book editor and taught writing at various colleges. Her first young adult novel, A Matter of Time, was made into an ABC After School Special and went on to win an Emmy Award. Her books have won various awards including the Parents Choice Award, the Washington Irving Children's Choice Award, and the National Jewish Book Award. She lives in a small town north of New York City with her husband Richard, an English professor and playwright. Her personal website can be found at


3 boxes (1.20 cubic feet)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of manuscript materials related to nine children's book publications by Roni Schotter.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Roni Schotter.

Roni Schotter Papers, 1989-2009
Kate Dietrick
July 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library