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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.95
Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this exploration of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between the reading and teaching of young adult literature and adolescent identity development centers around three key questions: Who are the teens reading young adult literature? Why should teachers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 133.00
In the spirit of their last collaboration, Apartheid and Racism in South African Children's Literature, 1985-1995 , Yulisa Amadu Maddy and Donnarae MacCann once again come together to expose the neo-imperialist overtones of contemporary children's fiction about Africa. Examining the portrayal of African social customs, religious philosophies, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
"Children?s literature is a contested terrain, as is multicultural education. Taken together, they pose a formidable challenge to both classroom teachers and academics?. Rather than deny the inherent conflicts and tensions in the field, in Critical Multicultural Analysis of Children?s Literature: Mirrors, Windows, and Doors, Maria José Botelho and... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 38.95
Children's books seek to assist children to understand themselves and their world. Unsettling Narratives: Postcolonial Readings of Children's Literature demonstrates how settler-society texts position child readers as citizens of postcolonial nations, how they represent the colonial past to modern readers, what they propose about race relations,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 40.00
This book combines the work of nine leading teachers and scholars of children's literature from Europe and North America. They explore the various disciplines and perspectives that have contributed to the study of children's literature, giving practical classroom suggestions. Contains an up-to-date resources section. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 32.00
Using quality children's literature that presents families positively and promotes appreciation of family diversity, this book offers you a unique way to help students understand the common complexities of today's families. Books are grouped into four major categories-diverse family groups, family heritage and tradition, relationships within... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 99.75
Exploring the way food is used to seduce, and coerce within children's literature, and its readers, this book tackles questions concerning the quantity and quality of the food featured in children's fiction. It coves topics such as childhood obesity and anorexia, and demonstrates how this literature attempts to regulate childhood eating practices. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Into the Closet examines the representation of cross-dressing in a wide variety of children?s fiction, ranging from picture books and junior fiction to teen films and novels for young adults. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the different types of cross-dressing found in children?s narratives, raising a number of significant issues relating... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 64.99
This volume looks at the life of activist Jane Addams and examines the books that have received an award bestowed in her name. An advocate for reforms in child labor, sanitation, and other issues, Addams and her accomplishments serve as a focal point of this study, which looks at how social justice has been represented in children?s literature over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 138.00
In this book Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies, first through social puppetry and then through coercive... more...