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Jenny Offill: The Kid Stays in the Picture. McBee, Wilson Critical essay Mar 22, 2020 3286
Representation of the Titanic in Children's Literature. Huwe, Charity R. Report Jan 1, 2019 11066
Co-creating Literature Across Media and Modes of Expression: Hans Christian Andersen's "In the Children's Room" (1865) and "Dance, Dance, Doll of Mine!" (1872). Christensen, Nina Critical essay Mar 1, 2018 5796
New Versions of the Fantastic: Children's Books by the Danish Author Louis Jensen. Skyggebjerg, Anna Karlskov Critical essay Mar 1, 2018 4682
The child mechanical and adult anxiety in children's literature and culture: "Wheels to the rails!". Cox, Patrick Essay Dec 22, 2016 7087
Environmental heroism and the power of storytelling in the novels and papers of Brian Doyle: "The Infinite Family of Organisms". Boyd, Julia Anderson Essay Dec 22, 2016 12275
The development of Zhou Zuoren's view on children's literature and its American influence. Ziqiang, Zhu Sep 1, 2016 5296
Gazing forward, not looking back: comfort food without nostalgia in the novels of Polly Horvath. Keeling, Kara K.; Pollard, Scott Critical essay Jun 22, 2014 8506
Advertising the self: the culture of personality in E. B. White's Charlotte's Web. Ceraldi, Gabrielle Critical essay Jun 22, 2014 7640
Jacqueline Woodson's Wonderful Books. Sonuga, Lara Critical essay May 1, 2012 529
The West Indian child as subject/object: interrogating notions of power in Annie John. Rampaul, Giselle Critical essay Sep 22, 2011 3801
Building cultural bridges through international children's literature. Thirumurthy, Vidya Report Aug 15, 2011 1581
Children's literature in South-East Europe. Blazic, Milena Mileva Critical essay Mar 1, 2011 4058
La transmission orale et le retour aux sources. Van Deventer, Rachel Critical essay Jun 22, 2010 2004
"None but imaginative authority": Nathaniel Hawthorne and the progress of nineteenth-century (juvenile) literature in America. Valenti, Patricia D. Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 9820
Hawthorne 2.0. Laffrado, Laura Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 6199
Hawthorne, Grace Greenwood, and the culture of pedagogy. Ginsberg, Lesley Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 9273
Blending science and classicism in a New Moral pedagogy: a fresh look at Hawthorne's Wonder-Book. Burr, Sandra Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 7771
The healing arts of play: scenes of self-determination in Hawthorne's Biographical Stories for Children. Goodenough, Elizabeth N. Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 7365
Allegories of childhood gender: Hawthorne and the material boy. Parille, Ken Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 10057
The Reading Child Inside This Writer. Williams, Vera B. Essay Mar 1, 2010 6001
Talking animals and reading children: teaching (dis)obedience in John Aikin and Anna Barbauld's Evenings at Home. Howard, Darren Critical essay Dec 22, 2009 11808
History made horrible: Terry Deary's hugely popular Horrible Histories have leapt beyond the page onto airwaves, stage and screen and are the inspiration for an exhibition on the First World War trenches at the Imperial War Museum. Peter J. Beck considers the success of the format and what it tells us about history aimed at children. Beck, Peter J. Sep 1, 2009 1478
Home away from home: one US reader's response to home words. Nel, Philip Critical essay Jun 22, 2009 2310
"When children are not glad": sympathy, performance, and power in abolitionist children's literature. Russo, Robyn Essay Jan 1, 2009 9043
Toward a zeroth voice: theorizing voice in children's literature with Deleuze. Newland, Jane Report Jan 1, 2009 9647
Can the child testify?: On childhood, testimony, and the cultural construction of the child as political subject. Emberley, Julia Critical essay Jan 1, 2009 2528
Harry Potter and the nature of death: maturity, mystique and most of all mortality dominate this wildly popular septet. Los, Fraser Jan 1, 2008 1290
Humour and the locus of control in The Gruffalo (Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler)/Humor en die lokus van kontrole in The Gruffalo (Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler). van der Westhuizen, Betsie Critical essay Dec 1, 2007 7345
Corrupting boyhood in didactic children's literature: Marryat, Ballantyne and Kingsley. Webb, Jessica Critical essay Dec 1, 2007 5470
Celebrating diversity through explorations of Arab children's literature. Lucking, Bob Mar 22, 2007 3420
Toward a socially responsible literary theory: artistic engagement, historical inquiry, social commitment. MacCann, Donnarae Critical essay Jan 1, 2007 5500
An exploration of literacy and literature on girls, hair and the curriculum. Jeffries, Rhonda Report Jan 1, 2007 3912
"Wondrous material to play on": Children as sites of Gothic liminality in The Turn of the Screw, the innocents, and the others. Burkholder-Mosco, Nicole; Carse, Wendy Critical essay Dec 1, 2005 8448
Pettson and Findus charm children and adults like. Wideburg, Laura A. Critical Essay Sep 1, 2005 1641
Personajes discapacitados en la literatura infantil y juvenil. Canamares, Cristina Critical essay Jun 1, 2005 5045
Connecting with the great Jewish time: Abba Kovner's Something about Whales. Raizen, Esther Critical Essay Jan 1, 2005 9131
Harry Potter's cauldron: The Power of Myth and the Rebirth of the Sacred. Virole, Benoit Critical Essay Sep 22, 2004 2487
Challenge in children's literature. Ediger, Marlow Sep 1, 2004 2458
What Harry Potter can teach the textbook industry. Ravitch, Diane Oct 1, 2003 503
Writing, reading, storytelling--the love story of Sinha, Malhado, Carybe and Jorge Amado. Pereira, Claudia Sousa Critical Essay May 1, 2003 3325
On butterflies: stories and fables for children from the 17th century to the present day. Perrot, Jean Critical Essay May 1, 2003 7796
Learning disabilities in children's and adolescent literature: how are characters portrayed? Prater, Mary Anne Jan 1, 2003 11614
Shock-Headed Peter - Heinrich Hoffmann's Amusing Dark Tales. Wilkening, Christoph Nov 1, 2002 2628
Is Harry Potter Christian? McVeigh, Dan Mar 22, 2002 8238
The world in a drop of water: Carraud's science literature for children. Capasso, Ruth Carver Critical Essay Mar 22, 2002 7766
Memory and its absences. Alonso, Juan Dec 22, 2001 3319
Conventions of children's literature: then and now. Coats, Karen Critical Essay Sep 22, 2001 1655
The changing aesthetics of character in children's fiction. Nikolajeva, Maria Sep 22, 2001 11539
Animal carnivals: a Bakhtinian reading of C. S. Lewis's The Magician's Nephew and P. L. Travers's Mary Poppins. Elick, Catherine L. Critical Essay Sep 22, 2001 8347
Harry Potter: hidden meanings revealed! Green, Judy Sep 1, 2001 567
The Best, Notable & Recommended for 2001. Bibliography Apr 1, 2001 6030
Gustave Dore's magical realism: The Nouveaux Contes de Fee of the Comtesse de Segur. Brown, Penny Oct 1, 2000 8998
The Green Face of God: Christianity in an Age of Ecocide. WALLACE, MARK I. Critical Essay Sep 22, 2000 9577
Leaving Elsie Dinsmore Behind: "Plucky Girls" as an Alternative Role Model in Classic Girls Literature. Brief Article Sep 22, 2000 166
`Not in My Classroom!' The Case for Using Multi-View Social Issues Books with Children. Lewison, Mitzi; Leland, Christine; Harste, Jerome Feb 1, 2000 5572
Brothers and Sisters, Part II. Cox, Ruth Mar 1, 1999 1485
From Folktales to Fiction: Orphan Characters in Children's Literature. KIMBALL, MELANIE A. Jan 1, 1999 9198
A Change of Storyteller: Folktales in Children and Books, from Arbuthnot to Sutherland. Del Negro, Janice Jan 1, 1999 10017
Winnie-the-Pooh and the Canadian connection. Kilpatrick, Ross Dec 22, 1998 2787
Frederic William Farrar and his novels for schoolboys. Rapple, Brendan A. Sep 1, 1998 2472
"I'm gonna glory in learnin'": academic aspirations of African American characters in children's literature. Schafer, Elizabeth Mar 22, 1998 5433
Tracing the trilogy. Tate, Eleanora E. Mar 22, 1998 4154
Tom Swift and his electronic assembly line. Duffy, Dennis Jun 22, 1997 4487
Box of delights: 600 years of children's books. Book Review Sep 22, 1996 332
Writing for parents about children's literature in mass market publications, 1900-1950. Cockett, Lynn S. Mar 22, 1996 8803
Domesticating the school story, regendering a genre: Alcott's 'Little Men.' Clark, Beverly Lyon Mar 22, 1995 9824
Break your silence: a call to Asian Indian children's writers. Khorana, Meena G. Bibliography Jan 1, 1993 9021
Native American literature for children and young adults. Hirschfelder, Arlene B. Jan 1, 1993 10053

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