Literature: Children's Literature

  • Reading Challenging Texts: Layering Literacies Through the Arts book cover

    Reading Challenging Texts

    Layering Literacies Through the Arts

    By James S. Chisholm, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    CO-PUBLISHED BY ROUTLEDGE AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH Bringing together arts-integrated approaches, literacy learning, and classroom-based research, this book explores ways upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers can engage their students physically, cognitively and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

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

    The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Graphic Girlhoods: Visualizing Education and Violence book cover

    Graphic Girlhoods

    Visualizing Education and Violence

    By Elizabeth Marshall

    From fairy tales like "Little Red Riding Hood" to picture books, such as Birmingham, 1963 to women’s graphic memoirs like One Hundred Demons, this study stakes a claim for paying attention to what texts for and about the girl have been saying about schooling beyond their official presence in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater book cover

    Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    By James Leve, Donelle Ruwe

    Bringing together musicologists, literature scholars, and specialists in childhood and theater studies, this volume examines the ways in which successful children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature book cover

    Battling Girlhood

    Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature

    By Kristen Proehl

    From Jo March of Little Women (1868) to Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games (2008), the American tomboy figure has evolved into an icon of modern girlhood and symbol of female empowerment. Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature traces the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

    Containing 48 essays by leading and new scholars, The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks is the ultimate guide to picturebooks. It contains a detailed introduction, surveying the history and development of the field and emphasising the international and cultural diversity of picturebooks. Divided…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • Teaching Children's Literature: It's Critical! book cover

    Teaching Children's Literature

    It's Critical!

    By Christine H. Leland, Mitzi Lewison, Jerome C. Harste

    Inviting multiple ways of critically engaging with literature, this text offers a fresh perspective on how to integrate children’s literature into and across the curriculum in effective, purposeful ways. Structured around three "mantras" that build on each other—Enjoy; Dig deeper; Take action—the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain book cover

    Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain

    Edited by Sandra Dinter, Ralf Schneider

    In the light of the complex demographic shifts associated with late modernity and the impetus of neo-liberal politics, childhood continues all the more to operate as a repository for the articulation of diverse social and cultural anxieties. Since the Thatcher years, juvenile delinquency, child…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry: A Study of Children's Verse in English book cover

    The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry

    A Study of Children's Verse in English

    Edited by Katherine Wakely-Mulroney, Louise Joy

    Taking Isaac Watts's Divine Songs (1715) as its point of departure, this collection gives sustained attention to the literary, aesthetic, theoretical, and philosophical dimensions of seminal works of children’s poetry from the eighteenth century to the present. While attending to central figures of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Translating Picturebooks: Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience book cover

    Translating Picturebooks

    Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience

    Edited by Riitta Oittinen, Melissa Garavini, Anne Ketola

    Translating Picturebooks examines the role of illustration in the translation process of picturebooks and how the word-image interplay inherent in the medium can have an impact both on translation practice and the reading process itself. The book draws on a wide range of picturebooks published and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Interactive Books: Playful Media before Pop-Ups book cover

    Interactive Books

    Playful Media before Pop-Ups

    By Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

    Movable books are an innovative area of children’s publishing. Commonly equated with spectacular pop-ups, movable books have a little-known history as interactive, narrative media. Since they are hybrid artifacts consisting of words, images and movable components, they cross the borders between…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Charting Memory: Recalling Medieval Spain book cover

    Charting Memory

    Recalling Medieval Spain

    Edited by Stacy N. Beckwith

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

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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