Sue Ellen Bridgers

Accessions:  MSS 89-1, MSS 93-2, MSS 95-6, MSS 97-1
Inclusive dates: 1975 - 1996
Size of collection: 12 linear ft.

The Sue Ellen Bridgers collection contains drafts, revised manuscripts, proof copies, correspondence, and other materials relating to Bridgers' novels.  The novels included in this collection are:

Home Before Dark
All Together Now
Notes for Another Life
Sara Will
Permanent Connections
Keeping Christina
All We Know of Heaven

Bridgers' novels have won awards and recognition from organizations and periodicals, such as the American Library Association, Booklist, School Library Journal, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and the ALAN Review. In a survey, Bridgers was ranked among the top ten authors of young adult literature from a field of one hundred noted American, British and Canadian writers.

Additional information on Bridgers and her work may be found in Ted Hipple's Presenting Sue Ellen Bridgers (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1990) and the Fall 1990 issue of THE ALAN REVIEW.

For a related collection containing a work by Bridgers, see Mary Wayte -- Recollections.


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