[DWJ] Introductions

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 03:49:17 EDT 2007


Hi Jenny

how about organising a meet up for MLA this year? I'm *sure* we'd all love
to meet you in the Newberry and it would be cool to have a bunch of us
together.

It will be only my second MLA so I'm a mite terrified and meeting friendly
faces would be lovely,

Farah

On 18/06/07, Jenny Schwartzberg <schwartzbergj at newberry.org> wrote:
>
> Well, I guess I better introduce myself.  My name is Jenny Schwartzberg
> and I've been lurking with a post or two for the last couple of months.  I'm
> 42, a rare book librarian at the Newberry Library in Chicago.  I've been
> reading DWJ since my early teens.  I think the first one might have been
> Charmed Life or Magicians of Caprona.  I recently introduced my nephew and
> niece to DWJ when they visited me and together we have gotten my mother to
> start reading her <g>.  If someone could pass on to DWJ my deep gratitude,
> because when my 12-year-old nephew Galen read Aunt Maria (aka Black Maria)
> he laughed so hard!  He is so sober and serious (long story) and to hear him
> really laughing was so special.  He read the whole book through and started
> rereading it again.  Thank you a million DWJ!!  They have both reported
> going to the library and devouring every DWJ book they can find.
>
> If anyone is in Chicago or comes through Chicago, come to the Newberry and
> say hello.  If you give me enough notice, I'll give a personal tour of the
> Library which is one of the world's great rare book libraries and talk your
> ear off about DWJ and about the history of children's books (the library has
> over 10,000 children's books among other collections, though not DWJ).
>
> Cheerfully yours,
> Jenny Schwartzberg
>
>
>
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