Angelica Shirley Carpenter

Angelica Shirley Carpenter
History, Young Readers

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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