About the Exhibit


The exhibit was curated by the Winter 2020 students of ENG313 Children's Literature and the Invention of Modern Childhood, taught by Dr. Lisa Makman, Department of English Language and Literature (lmakman@umich.edu), with exhibition assistance by Juli McLoone, Curator (jmcloone@umich.edu); and Jo Angela Oehrli, Learning Librarian and Children's Literature Librarian (jooehrli@umich.edu).

The books displayed here are collected by the Special Collections Research Center. For more information about the University of Michigan Library Special Collections Research Center, please see our website.


We would like to thank everyone whose expertise and assistance made this exhibit possible. In particular, we wish to recognize Anne-Charlotte Mecklenburg, Graduate Writing Fellow for English 313; and Digital Conversion Supervisor Lara Unger and the staff of the Digital Conversion Unit for providing reproductions of materials for the exhibit. 

Rights Statement

The University of Michigan Library has placed copies of these works online for educational and research purposes. These works may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these works, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about this exhibit, please contact the Special Collections Resarch Center (special.collections@umich.edu). If you have concerns about the inclusion of an item in this exhibit, please contact ask-omeka@umich.edu.

The Tortoise and the Hare