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Juvenile literature

  • Young Adult Literature and Adolescent Identity Across Cultures and Classroomsby Janet Alsup

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this book explores the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between reading and teaching young adult literature in middle and secondary classrooms and adolescent identity development. more...

  • Neo-Imperialism in Children's Literature About Africaby Yulisa Amadu Maddy; Donnarae MacCann

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Kinder- und Jugendliteratur über den Holocaust: Didaktische Aufbereitungsmöglichkeiten in der Grundschuleby Julia Bleffert

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 31.89

    Kaum eine andere Materie bewegt und beschäftigt bis heute die deutsche Gesellschaft ähnlich intensiv wie die Verbrechen des nationalsozialistischen Regimes unter der Führung von Adolf Hitler. Aufklärung, Dialog und Diskussion sind bis heute unbedingt notwendig, um die Geschehnisse der einschneidenden deutschen Geschichte nicht in Vergessenheit geraten... more...

  • Mirrors, Windows, and Doorsby Maria José Botelho; Masha Kabakow Rudman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 61.95

    "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...

  • Unsettling Narrativesby Clare Bradford

    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...

  • Teaching Children's Fictionby Dr Catherine Butler

    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...

  • Families in Children's Literatureby Nancy Lee Cecil; Patricia Roberts

    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...

  • Children's Literature in Translationby Jan Van Coillie; Walter P. Verschueren

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Children's classics from Alice in Wonderland to the works of Astrid Lindgren, Roald Dahl, J.K. Rowling and Philip Pullman are now generally recognized as literary achievements that from a translator's point of view are no less demanding than 'serious' (adult) literature. This volume attempts to explore the various challenges posed by the translation... more...

  • Voracious Childrenby Carolyn Daniel

    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...

  • Into the Closet: Gender and Cross-dressing in Children's Fictionby Victoria Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...