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Linda Sue Park Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2078

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to children's books written by Linda Sue Park and includes corrected typescripts, page proofs, corrected page proofs, proofs of jackets, holographs, correspondence, notes, and a speech dated between 1997 and 2013.


  • Creation: 1997-circa 2013


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

Linda Sue Park was born on March 25, 1960 in Urbana, Illinois to parents who had immigrated to the United States from South Korea. She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in English and went on to purspue advanced degrees in literature from Trinity College and the University of London. Her first novel, Seesaw Girl, came out in 1999; her 2001 novel A Single Shardreceived the Newbery Medal in 2002. She currently lives in Rochester, New York with her family.


5 boxes (5.75 cubic feet)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of manuscript materials related to publications written by Linda Sue Park between 1999 and 2013.


Collection guide is arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Linda Sue Park.

Linda Sue Park papers, undated, 1997-circa 2013
Finding aid created by CLRC staff
2009, July 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • July 2014: Collection reprocessed by Lindsey Geyer; EAD updated by Kate Dietrick
  • 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