Angelica Shirley Carpenter

Angelica Shirley Carpenter
History, Young Readers
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Angelica Shirley Carpenter, Curator Emerita of the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature at California State University, Fresno, has published four middle-grade biographies of classic children’s authors and a YA biography, Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist. Her picture book The Voice of Liberty, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, comes out in September 2020. A past president of the International Wizard of Oz Club, Carpenter is an advisory board member for the Lewis Carroll Society of North America, among other professional affiliations.

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