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Children's Authors & Illustrators: Jack Gantos

This guide is a starting point for children and young adult author and illustrator resources.
Included with each page is a listing of AU Library collection holdings, journal articles available in library databases, and internet resources.

Juvenile Collection

These books are part of the main juvenile circulating collection; each title is linked to the Ashland University library catalog record for more information. Call numbers presented below each title will help locate books on the second floor of Ashland University library. Directional signs are located at the end of each row (stack), be sure to stop in the IRC if you need help finding a book!

Article Resources: Library Databases

The following articles are available using Ashland University Library’s database collection; links will direct you to the article presented.

Accessing from off campus? It will be necessary to authenticate using your AU ID number and last name prior to viewing article selections.

Search AU Library and OhioLINK databases for additional author and illustrator information as well as access to book reviews in Booklist, Book Links, Horn Book Magazine, School Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly using Academic Search Complete, Education Research Complete, Literature Resource Center, and Education Full Text.



Adams, W. (2012). Jack Gantos: Seriously FunnyHorn Book Magazine,88(4), 53-57. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Elliot, I. (1996). Jack Gantos: Creativity and structureTeaching Pre K-8,26(6), 40. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Gantos, J. (2010). Gantos Versus the SnowHorn Book Magazine86(6), 21-23. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Gantos, J. (2012). Newbery Medal AcceptanceHorn Book Magazine88(4), 44-52. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Gantos, J. (2012). Newbery Medal Acceptance SpeechChildren & Libraries: The Journal Of The Association For Library Service To Children10(2), 6-9. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Giorgis, C. (2002). Jack Gantos--Journal Keeper ExtraordinaireLanguage Arts79(3), 272. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Larson, J. (2013). Talking with Jack GantosBooklist, 10-14. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Internet Resources

Internet Resources: Video

AU Library Catalog

Archer Library Catalog 

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