Held at: Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection [Contact Us]1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now resides in Brooklyn. She is the author and illustrator of several books for children including Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía una Llamita, which received the American Library Association Pura Belpré Illustration Honor. in 2016, she received her second Pura Belpré Honor for her illustrations in Mango, Abuela, and Me (written by Meg Medina). Her debut middle grade novel, Stella Díaz Has Something to Say, comes out January 2018. When Angela is not in her studio, she teaches at the Academy of Art University, which honored her with their Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013. Angela is a proud member of SCBWI, PEN America, and represented by Wernick and Pratt Literary Agency. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She’s delighted to still be doing both.
Angela Dominguez, Online Portfolio, www.angeladominguezstudio.com, accessed: 2017 June 8
This collection consists of twelve illustrations by children's illustrator/author and Pura Belpré Honoree Angela Dominguez. The collection comprises one piece from Carmen Learns English, four pieces of final artwork from Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía una Llamita, three pieces of final artwork from Let's Go, Hugo!, and two pieces of final artwork from Santiago Stays.
The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by title.
The majority of this collection was gifted to the Free Library of Philadelphia by Angela Dominguez. Pieces that were aquired elsewhere are noted.
- Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection
- The processing of this collection was made possible through generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources’ “Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives” Project.
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open to researchers by appointment. Please contact the Curator for information on access.
- Use Restrictions
The right of access to material does not imply the right of publication. Permission for reprinting, reproduction, or extensive quotation from the rare books, manuscripts, prints, or drawings must be obtained through written application, stating the use to be made of the material. The reader bears the responsibility for any possible infringement of copyright laws in the publication of such material. A reproduction fee will be charged if the material is to be reproduced in a commercial publication.
Some of the materials in this collection may be too fragile for use without the Curator’s supervision.
Exhibited in the Free Library of Philadelphia's Central Children's Department, Philadelphia, PA, 22 December 2017 - 19 January 2018.