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Writer to Writer (Author Interviews): Elaine Konigsburg: Writing Children's Literature

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Elaine Konigsburg: Writing Children's Literature

Author Elaine Konigsburg
Title Writing Children's Literature
Interviewer Mary Sue Koeppel
Producer Kathy Clower
Director Mark Basse

Copyright 1997 Florida Community College at Jacksonville

Summary: Elaine Konigsburg, Newbery Award winning author, discusses two of her books, The View from Saturday and Talk, Talk: A Children's Book Author Speaks to Grown-Ups.  E. L. Konigsburg discusses how many of her books deal with the theme of identity and how she develops the ideas for her stories.  Ms. Konigsburg also discusses some of the major changes she has seen in children's literature since writing her first book.


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Keywords: children's literature, Newberry Award


Elaine Konigsburg: Writing Children's Literature

Konigsburg, E.(1997). Interviewed by Mary Sue Koeppel [Video Recording]. Writing Children's Literature, Writer to Writer. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.

Run time: 29 minutes