Literature: Children's Literature

  • Critical Content Analysis of Visual Images in Books for Young People: Reading Pictures book cover

    Critical Content Analysis of Visual Images in Books for Young People

    Reading Pictures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Janelle Mathis, Kathy G. Short

    Extending the discussion of critical content analysis to the visual realm of picturebooks and graphic novels, this book provides a clear research methodology for understanding and analyzing visual imagery. Offering strategies for "reading" illustrations in global and multicultural literature,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Development of School-based Literacy: A Social Ecological Perspective book cover

    The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Pellegrini, Lee Galda

    Originally published in 1998. This book presents a model of social-contextual influences on children’s literacy and literate language. Literate language is similar to the language teachers use and to the language used in reading books for young children. Based on a longitudinal study in homes and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Cyborg Saints: Religion and Posthumanism in Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction book cover

    Cyborg Saints

    Religion and Posthumanism in Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Carissa Smith

    Saints are currently undergoing a resurrection in middle grade and young adult fiction, as recent prominent novels by Socorro Acioli, Julie Berry, Adam Gidwitz, Rachel Hartman, Merrie Haskell, Gene Luen Yang, and others demonstrate. Cyborg Saints: Religion and Posthumanism in Middle Grade and Young…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Translating the Visual: A Multimodal Perspective book cover

    Translating the Visual

    A Multimodal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Weissbrod, Ayelet Kohn

    This book offers insights into the translation and adaptation of illustrated texts in an era in which visual texts are perceived as a dominant perceptual frame for interpreting social and cultural phenomena. Using source texts including illustrated books, comics, graphic novels and animated films,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Fairy Tale World book cover

    The Fairy Tale World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Teverson

    The Fairy Tale World is a definitive volume on this ever-evolving field. The book draws on recent critical attention, contesting romantic ideas about timeless tales of good and evil, and arguing that fairy tales are culturally astute narratives that reflect the historical and material circumstances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860 book cover

    Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860

    1st Edition

    By Megan A. Norcia

    Over a century before Monopoly invited child players to bankrupt one another with merry ruthlessness, a lively and profitable board game industry thrived in Britain from the 1750s onward, thanks to publishers like John Wallis, John Betts, and William Spooner. As part of the new wave of materials…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Turandot's Sisters: A Study of the Folktale AT 851 book cover

    Turandot's Sisters

    A Study of the Folktale AT 851, 1st Edition

    By Christine Goldberg

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Engaging with Multicultural YA Literature in the Secondary Classroom: Critical Approaches for Critical Educators book cover

    Engaging with Multicultural YA Literature in the Secondary Classroom

    Critical Approaches for Critical Educators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ricki Ginsberg, Wendy J. Glenn

    With a focus on fostering democratic, equitable education for young people, Ginsberg and Glenn’s engaging text showcases a wide variety of innovative, critical classroom approaches that extend beyond traditional literary theories commonly used in K-12 and higher education classrooms and provides…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • Charting Memory: Recalling Medieval Spain book cover

    Charting Memory

    Recalling Medieval Spain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy N. Beckwith

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900: Re-Tuning the History of Childhood book cover

    British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900

    Re-Tuning the History of Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Clapp-Itnyre

    Examining nineteenth-century British hymns for children, Alisa Clapp-Itnyre argues that the unique qualities of children's hymnody created a space for children's empowerment. Unlike other literature of the era, hymn books were often compilations of many writers' hymns, presenting the discerning…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    Building off the argument that comics succeed as literature—rich, complex narratives filled with compelling characters interrogating the thought-provoking issues of our time—this book argues that comics are an expressive medium whose moves (structural and aesthetic) may be shared by literature, the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature: Friends and Foes on the Battlefield book cover

    The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Minjie Chen

    The Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945) was fought in the Asia-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the United States as the latter’s major military ally. An important line of investigation remains, questioning how the history of this war has been passed on to post-war generations’…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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