judith saltman
professor | university of british columbia
 

Publications (Selected)

Books

  • Edwards, Gail, and Judith Saltman. Picturing Canada: A History of Canadian Children's Illustrated Books and Publishing. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, May 2010.
  • Egoff, Sheila, and Judith Saltman. The New Republic of Childhood: A Critical Guide to Canadian Children's Literature in English. Toronto: Oxford University Press Canada, 1990.
  • Dattilo, Maurizio and Judith Saltman. Forty Years of Library Education: The School of Library, Archival & Information Studies, University of British Columbia, 1961-2001. Vancouver: The School of Library, Archival & Information Studies, 2001.
  • Saltman, Judith. Goldie and the Sea. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 1987.
  • Saltman, Judith. Modern Canadian Children's Books. Toronto: Oxford University Press Canada, 1987.
  • Saltman, Judith, ed. The Riverside Anthology of Children's Literature, 6th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.

Selected Book Chapters

  • Lepage, Françoise, Judith Saltman, and Gail Edwards. "Children's Authors and Their Markets." The History of the Book in Canada. Volume 3, 1918-1980, ed. by Carole Gerson and Jacques Michon, 145-153. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
  • Pouliot, Suzanne, Judith Saltman, and Gail Edwards. "Publishing for Children." The History of the Book in Canada. Volume 3, 1918-1980, ed. by Carole Gerson and Jacques Michon, 216-225. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Be Bold, Be Bold." In Once Upon a Time: My Life with Children's Books, by Sheila Egoff with Wendy K. Sutton, 135-37. Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 2005.
  • Saltman, Judith. "A Canadian World in 32 Pages." In Show and Tell: Outstanding Canadian Picture Books 2000-2003, 9-11. Catalogue coordinated by Helena Aalto. Toronto: International Board on Books for Young People, 2004. pp.. Catalogue accompanied traveling exhibit of Canadian picture books across Canada, United States, South Africa, Serbia and Syria.
  • Saltman, Judith. "The Ordinary and the Fabulous: Canadian Fantasy Literature for Children." In Worlds of Wonder: Readings in Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature," ed by Jean-Francois Leroux and Camille R. La Bossiere, 189- 200. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2004.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Canadian Children's Literature at the Millennium." In Windows and Words: A Look at Canadian Children's Literature in English, ed by Aida Hudson and Susan Cooper, 23-34. Reappraisals: Canadian Writers Series, the Canadian Children's Literature Symposium. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2003.
  • Kate Agnew, Margaret Clark, Judith Saltman, and Robyn Sheahn-Bright. "Publishing and Publishers." In The Cambridge Guide to Children's Books in English, ed. Victor Watson, 581-588. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Canadian Children's Literature: A Multicultural Map." In Between Cultures: A Selection of Public Lectures 1990-2000, 115-129. Vancouver: Japanese Culture and Communication Program, David See-Chai Lam Centre for International Communication, Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre, 2000.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Poetry." In Thursday's Child: Trends and Patterns in Contemporary Children's Literature, by Sheila Egoff, 221-246. Chicago: American Library Association, 1981.

Selected Journal Articles (from 2000)

  • Saltman, Judith. "From Sea and Cedar to Concrete Sidewalks: A Review Essay." BC Studies, no. 150 (Summer 2006): 103-11.
  • Saltman, Judith. "The End of an Era." The Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children's Literature, 9, no. 3 (2 September 2005), www.the-looking-glass.net
  • Saltman, Judith. "The Jewish Experience in Canadian Children's Literature." Canadian Children's Literature/Litterature canadienne pour la jeunesse, nos 115-116. (Fall- Winter 2004): 105-43.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Elizabeth Cleaver, William Toye and Oxford University Press: Creating the Canadian Picturebook." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada, 42, no. 1 (Spring 2004): 31-64.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Towards a History of Design in Canadian Children's Illustrated Books." Canadian Children's Literature/Litterature canadienne pour la jeunesse, no. 107 (Fall 2002), 10-41.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Harry Potter's Family Tree." Journal of Youth Services 15, no. 3 (2002): 22-26.
  • Saltman, Judith. "From Delight to Wisdom: The Works of Teddy Jam." Canadian Children's Literature/Litterature canadienne pour la jeunesse, 26, no.2 (Summer 2000): 36- 43.

Selected Papers Presented at Scholarly and Professional Conferences and Meetings (from 2000)

  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. " A Chronicle of Canadian Children's Illustrated books and Publishing." Toronto Public Library, Toronto, May 2010.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Picturing Canada: Canadian Children's Literature, Publishing and Cultural Identity." Colloquium, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, October 2008.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Canadian Children's Publishers and Challenges in the International Marketplace: Thinking Beyond Borders or the Erasure of Cultural Identity." Bibliographical Society of Canada Annual Conference, Vancouver, June 2008.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Against Great Odds: The Survival and Success of Canadian Publishing for Children." Canadian Library Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, May 2008.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Creativity and Passion: 40 Years of Publishing for Children in Canada." British Columbia Library Association Annual Conference, Richmond, B.C., April 2008.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Picturing Canada: Canadian Children's Literature, Publishing and Cultural Identity." Keynote Address given at the Quebec Library Association Conference, Montreal, April 2008.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Michael Kusugak: The Arctic Experience in Canadian Children's Picture Books." Panel. Association of Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference. Philadelphia, January 2008.
  • Saltman, Judith. "A Twice-Told Tale, or, the Legacy of Youth Services Education at UBC's School of Library, Archival & Information Studies." British Columbia Library Association Annual Conference, Burnaby, B.C., April 2006.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "An Act of Optimism: 25 Years of Groundwood Books for Children." Bibliographical Society of Canada Annual Conference, Hamilton, June 2004.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Young Adults and Their Reading." Panel. Reading Canadian Conference, National Library of Canada. Ottawa, November 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Canadian Picture Books." Eastern Horizons Conference on Canadian Children's Literature. St. John's, Nfld. October 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Rebirth from the Ashes: The Cinderella Story of Canadian Children's Picture Books." British Columbia Teacher-Librarians Association Annual Conference, Prince George, B.C., October 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Final Thoughts." Elizabeth Cleaver Mrazick Award Ceremony for Canadian Children's Picturebooks, International Board on Books for Young People – Canada, Ottawa, June 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Canadian Illustrated Books for Children in English." American Library Association/Canadian Library Association Joint Annual Conference, Toronto, June 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith. "The Jewish Presence in Canadian Children's Literature." Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Conference. Toronto, June 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Publishing Canadian Children's Books as Works of Art: May Cutler and Tundra Books." Bibliographical Society of Canada Annual Conference. Toronto, June 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Gail Edwards. "Place and Space in British Columbian Picturebooks." The Fun of Reading Forum on Canadian Children's Literature, The National Library of Canada. Ottawa, June 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith. "British Columbian Children's Picture Books." B.C. Studies Conference. Vancouver, May 2003.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Issues and Trends in Canadian Children's Literature." The Meeting of the Canadian Literary Society of Japan and the Japan Society for Children's Literature in English, Kyoto, Japan, November 2002.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Canadian Children's Literature." Paper and panel participation, Canadian Studies Department Annual Conference on Canadian Literature, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, November 2002.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Maurizio Dattilo. "A Brief History of the School of Library, Archival & Information Studies at the University of British Columbia, 1961-1981: The Foundation Years." Canadian Library Association Annual Conference, Halifax, June 2002.
  • Edwards, Gail, and Judith Saltman."Looking at Ourselves, Looking at Others: Multiculturalism in Canadian Children's Picture Books in English." Volume III: The History of the Book in Canada, Open Conference. Vancouver, November 2001.
  • Saltman, Judith, and Ashley Bryan. "Considering the Boundaries of Picture Books." Considering Boundaries: A Children's Literature New England Conference. Toronto, July 2001.
  • Saltman, Judith. "The Literary Roots of Harry Potter." Panel. Canadian Library Association Annual Conference. Winnipeg, June 2001.
  • Saltman, Judith. Keynote speech: "The World of Canadian Picture Book Illustration." Saskatchewan School Library Association annual conference. Prince Albert, SK, May 2001.
  • Saltman, Judith. "The Ordinary and the Fabulous: Canadian Fantasy Literature for Children." Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Symposium. University of Ottawa, May 2001.
  • Saltman, Judith. "A Mosaic, Not a Melting Pot: Multiculturalism and National Identity in Canadian Picture Books." International Conference on National and Cultural Identity in Children's Literature and Media. University of Reading, Reading, England, April 2001.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Cultural Diversity and Regionalism in Canadian Children's Picture Books." Reading Pictures: An International Symposium on Illustration. Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, September 2000.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Regionalism in Canadian Children's Picture Books." Children's Literature Association annual conference. Hollins University, Roanoke, VA, June 2000.
  • Saltman, Judith. "Trends in Canadian Children's Literature." Simmons Celebrates Writers Conference. Simmons College, Boston, MA, April 2000.