Fonds comprises records regarding Jessica Scott Kerrin's work as a children's author, including printed and electronic manuscripts; editorial correspondence; book reviews; style and writing guides; learning resource materials; digital photographs; and correspondence from readers, primarily school children.
File comprises primarily editorial correspondence (printed emails and faxes) between Jessica Scott Kerrin and Debbie Rogosin, the editor of Martin Bridge: Ready for Takeoff! There are also a few letters from Kids Can Press publisher, Valerie Hussey, as well as from production staff.
File includes six annotated drafts of "Yesterday's Party," the first story in Martin Bridge: On the Lookout! There is also correspondence between Jessica Scott Kerrin and Alison Hrabluik regarding the story's entry in the Writers Union of Canada competition, along with readers' comments.
File includes multiple (undated) annotated drafts of "Riddles," the first story in Martin Bridge: Ready for Takeoff! Some drafts are interspersed with correspondence and notes between Jessica Scott Kerrin and her Kids Can Press editor, Debbie Rogosin. Earlier drafts are titled "Jenny and Mrs. Phips" and are interspersed with readers' reports, correspondence between Kerrin and Kids Can Press, as well as a letter announcing the story's inclusion as a finalist in the Writers Union of Canada's fifth annual Writing for Children Competition.
Series comprises letters and drawings from school children in response to classroom visits/readings by Jessica Scott Kerrin, primarily utilizing a template provided by her as a follow-up resource. Records contained in this series represent a sampling from author's original donation, with two or three letters retained from each school visit. Series also contains several folders of readers' correspondence not initiated by the author.
Series comprises records regarding the development, writing, publishing and reception of Jessica Scott Kerrin's first children's book and the first in her Martin Bridge series, published by Kids Can Press. Records types include correspondence; print and electronic versions of manuscripts; resource materials and style guides; and published reviews.
File includes ca. 40 largely undated annotated drafts of "Smithereens," the third story in Martin Bridge: Ready for Takeoff! Some drafts are interspersed with editorial correspondence and notes. Earlier manuscript drafts are titled "Rockets."
File comprises five drafts of the story published as "Crosswalk," the first story in Martin Bridge: Out of Orbit! Earlier manuscript versions were titled "Heroes." File includes correspondence regarding the story's submission in The Writers' Union of Canada's 2002 Writing for Children Competition, notes and plot diagrams.
Files contains primarily editorial and personal correspondence with Sheila Barry, who was editor-in-chief at Kids Can Press until 2012. There are also emails with other publishing staff regarding contracts, design, and promotional issues.