Children's Literature Products

  • A Guide to Children's Reference Books and Multimedia Material

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Hancock

    First published in 1998 , A Guide to Children’s Reference Books and Multi Material provides essential information on over 250 children’s reference products for parents, teachers and librarians wishing to purchase the best books and multimedia material in the late 90’s.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Information Books for Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Barker

    First published in 1992, this book will be an invaluable help to librarians, teachers and parents looking for quality information books for children. Four Hundred and Seventy titles have been selected by an experienced team of reviewers for young people between the ages 3 and 16. Written by…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children's Fiction 1900–1950

    1st Edition

    By John Cooper

    First published in 1998, this volume explores how the genre of school stories had become firmly established by the turn of the twentieth century, having been built on the foundations laid by writers such as Thomas Hughes and F.W. Farrar. Stories for girls were also taking on a more exciting…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children's Literacy Practices and Preferences

    Harry Potter and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Jane Sunderland, Steven Dempster, Joanne Thistlethwaite

    Over the past few decades there have been intense debates in education surrounding children’s literacy achievement and ways to promote reading, particularly that of boys. The Harry Potter book series has been received enthusiastically by very many children, boys and girls alike, but has also been…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Multiracial Identity in Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Amina Chaudhri

    Racially mixed children make up the fastest growing youth demographic in the U.S., and teachers of diverse populations need to be mindful in selecting literature that their students can identify with. This volume explores how books for elementary school students depict and reflect multiracial…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Raphael E. Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory, critical race feminism, critical multicultural analysis, and intertextuality this book examines how slavery is represented in contemporary children’s picture books. Through analysis of recently published picture books about slavery, Rogers discusses how these books…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Big Smallness

    Niche Marketing, the American Culture Wars, and the New Children�s Literature, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Ann Abate

    This book is the first full-length critical study to explore the rapidly growing cadre of amateur-authored, independently-published, and niche-market picture books that have been released during the opening decades of the twenty-first century. Emerging from a powerful combination of the ease and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Alice Books and the Contested Ground of the Natural World

    1st Edition

    By Laura White

    Though popular opinion would have us see Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There as whimsical, nonsensical, and thoroughly enjoyable stories told mostly for children; contemporary research has shown us there is a vastly greater depth to the stories…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Childhoods 1700�1960

    From Folk Beliefs to Pippi Longstocking, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reidar Aasgaard, Marcia Bunge, Merethe Roos

    This volume strengthens interest and research in the fields of both Childhood Studies and Nordic Studies by exploring conceptions of children and childhood in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden). Although some books have been written about the history of childhood…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain

    Literature, Media and Society, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach, 1st Edition

    By Derek Thiess

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge

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