Children's Literature Products

  • Literature for Young Adults

    Books (and More) for Contemporary Readers, 2nd Edition

    By Joan L. Knickerbocker, James A. Rycik

    Now in its second edition, this book explores a great variety of genres and formats of young adult literature while placing special emphasis on contemporary works with nontraditional themes, protagonists, and literary conventions that are well suited to young adult readers. It looks at the ways in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Teaching Children's Literature

    It's Critical!, 2nd Edition

    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 deeply; Take action—the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Literary Allusion in Harry Potter

    1st Edition

    By Beatrice Groves

    Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world-wide enthusiasm for J. K. Rowling’s series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws. Harry Potter’s narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusiveness…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • Teaching Literature to Adolescents

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Beach, Deborah Appleman, Bob Fecho, Rob Simon

    This popular textbook introduces prospective and practicing English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms. It underscores the value of providing students with a range of different critical approaches and tools for interpreting texts and the need to…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

    From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference…

    Hardback – 2014-01-08
    Routledge

  • Teaching the Language Arts

    Forward Thinking in Today's Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dobler, Denise Johnson, Thomas DeVere Wolsey

    Teaching the Language Arts helps readers envision their future classrooms, including the role technology will play, as they prepare to be effective teachers. The book’s multimedia digital format represents a distinctive way to learn about teaching—combining traditional and electronic content,…

    Paperback – 2013-12-01
    Routledge

  • Fairy Tale

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Teverson

    This volume offers a comprehensive critical and theoretical introduction to the genre of the fairy tale. It: explores the ways in which folklorists have defined the genre assesses the various methodologies used in the analysis and interpretation of fairy tale provides a detailed account of the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-28
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Monsters Under the Bed

    Critically investigating early years writing, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Melrose

    Monsters Under the Bed is an essential text focussing on critical and contemporary issues surrounding writing for ‘early years’ children. Containing a critically creative and a creatively critical investigation of the cult and culture of the child and childhood in fiction and non-fictional writing,…

    Paperback – 2012-01-16
    Routledge

  • Here Comes the Bogeyman

    Exploring contemporary issues in writing for children, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Melrose

    Here Comes the Bogeyman is an essential text focussing on critical and contemporary issues surrounding writing for children. Containing a critically creative and a creatively critical investigation of the cult and culture of the child and childhood in fiction and non-fictional writing, it also…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18
    Routledge

  • Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

    1st Edition

    By Jack Zipes

    The fairy tale is arguably one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until the first publication of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and…

    Paperback – 2011-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • The Routledge Companion to Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Rudd

    The Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of children’s literature in all its manifestations. It features a series of essays written by expert contributors who provide an illuminating examination of why children’s literature is the way it is. Topics…

    Paperback – 2010-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

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