Karen Nelson Hoyle
(2012 Kerlan Award)
The Kerlan Award is given "in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation for generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature." The books listed below are owned by the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Library.
Karen Nelson Hoyle was a professor at the University of Minnesota and curator of the University of Minnesota Children's Literature Research Collections for 45 years. The Kerlan Award committee selected Hoyle to recognize her tireless work to build the collections, connect with faculty to incorporate the study of children's literature into the curriculum, and raise awareness of the collections in the larger community.
Hoyle, Karen Nelson. (1982). Danish children’s literature in English : a bibliography excluding H.C. Andersen. Minneapolis, Minn. : Center for Northwest European Language and Area Studies, University of Minnesota. Z1037 .H79 1982
Hoyle, Karen Nelson. (1994). Wanda Gag. New York : Twayne Publishers ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. NC975.5.G34 H69 1994
Hoyle, Karen Nelson. (2009). Wanda Gág : a life of art and stories. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press. NC975.5.G34 H69 2009
Information about Kerlan Collection
Hoyle, K. N. (2001). Irvin Kerlan, M.D. In R. Berman (Ed). The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. p. 292-294). St. Paul: Pogo Press. Children Ref PN 497 .K47 2001
Hoyle, K. N. (1998). The Kerlan Collection. The Lion and the Unicorn, 22 (3), 319-322. doi: 10.1353/uni.1998.0039 (Access for UMD faculty, staff and students)
Mostad-Jensen, Anne von. (2010). Interview with Karin Nelson Hoyle, curator of the Kerlan Collection and the Children's Literature Research Collections, University of Minnesota. In: LIBREAS.Library Ideas, Vol. 6 (1), pp. 16+. http://libreas.eu/ausgabe16/texte/05jensen.htm
For more information, contact:
Martha Eberhart, Reference Librarian
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Duluth, MN 55812
Revised and updated 3/4/13