Contains a wide variety of materials relating to Barricade Summer including a Listening Response Log, created by Ann Larsen, to accompany the novel Barricade Summer (Port Elgin, Ont. : Brucedale Press, 1997). Some announcements and advertising for this novel issued by Brucedale Press are also contained in this folder.
Also includes clippings from newspapers and serial publications. A few of these clippings have a biographical focus, while most relate to book promotion events and readings from Barricade Summer given by Nancy-Lou Patterson at public libraries, at bookstores, at schools on the Bruce Peninsula, and at other locations. Flyers which were produced for these readings are also contained in this file.
Also included in this file are typed itinearies of the author and hand-drawn maps relating to readings she gave at various schools on the Bruce Peninsula during 1996. This file also includes book reviews of Barricade Summer.
Also contained in this file is correspondence. Much of it takes the form of illustrated cards and letters sent to the author by children at schools where Nancy-Lou Patterson gave readings. Other correspondence included in this file takes the form of letters sent to the author by Brucedale Press regarding Barricade Summer and correspondence with other individuals regarding the promotional events for Barricade Summer .
32 col. photographs, most of which were taken during the author's readings at schools on the Bruce Peninsula, are also contained in this file, as well as illustrated banners presumably made by the children in these schools in honour of Nancy-Lou Patterson's visits. Also incudes b&w photocopy of photographs of children (unidentified).