Children's Literature Products

  • African American Children in American Political Life

    The Literature and Politics of the Impossible

    By Myisha Priest

    This book explores the ways that figures of Black children and writing for them articulate complex and contested notions of justice arising from the entanglements of black freedom and black subjection, articulations made material in spectacular performances on the political stage. Connecting…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Crag Allen 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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

    Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability

    By Sarah Donovan

    At the heart of this inquiry into the ethical implications of education reform on reading practices in middle and secondary classrooms, the central question is what is lost, hidden, or marginalized in the name of progress? Drawing on her own experiences as an English teacher during the No Child…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • More Words About Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Music in The Girl's Own Paper: An Annotated Catalogue, 1880–1910

    By Judith Barger

    Nineteenth-century British periodicals for girls and women offer a wealth of material to understand how girls and women fit into their social and cultural worlds, of which music making was an important part. The Girl's Own Paper, first published in 1880, stands out because of its rich musical…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Gender(ed) Identities

    Critical Readings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates the scholarship in the field by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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 – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Turandot's Sisters

    A Study of the Folktale AT 851

    By Christine Goldberg

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

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Male Adolescence in Mid-Victorian Fiction

    George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope

    By Alice Crossley

    Focusing on works by George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope, Alice Crossley expounds on the emergence of adolescence in the mid-Victorian period as a distinct form of experience. Adolescence, Crossley shows, appears as a discrete category of identity that draws on but is nonetheless…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry

    A Study of Children's Verse in English

    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 – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Teaching Global Literature in Elementary Classrooms

    A Critical Literacy and Teacher Inquiry Approach

    By Kelly K. Wissman, Maggie Naughter Burns, Krista Jiampetti, Heather O'Leary, Simeen Tabatabai

    Demonstrating the power of teaching global literature from a critical literacy perspective, this book explores the ways that K-6 educators can infuse diverse texts into their classrooms and find support for their endeavours in teacher inquiry communities. Through carefully analyzed,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge

  • Critical Content Analysis of Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Reframing Perspective

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

    In this book the authors describe their strategies for critically reading global and multicultural literature and the range of procedures they use for critical analyses. They also reflect on how these research strategies can inform classrooms and children as readers. Critical content analysis…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

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