Children's Literature Products

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

    Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Turandot's Sisters

    A Study of the Folktale AT 851, 1st Edition

    By Christine Goldberg

    There are a number of outstanding dissertations in folklore which warrant a wider readership and which belong in the library of any educational institution or individual with a serious interest in folklore. A few of these are in fact already well known to professional folklorists who may have…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • 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, 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

  • 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

  • Teaching Culturally Sustaining and Inclusive Young Adult Literature

    Critical Perspectives and Conversations, 1st Edition

    By R. Joseph Rodríguez

    In this book, Rodríguez uses theories of critical literacy and culturally responsive teaching to argue that our schools, and our culture, need sustaining and inclusive young adult (YA) literature/s to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse readers and all students. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture

    Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker

    This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Discourses of Postcolonialism in Contemporary British Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Blanka Grzegorczyk

    This book considers how contemporary British children’s books engage with some of the major cultural debates of recent years, and how they resonate with the current preoccupations and tastes of the white mainstream British reading public. A central assumption of this volume is that Britain’s…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Fantasy and the Real World in British Children’s Literature

    The Power of Story, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Webb

    This study examines the children’s books of three extraordinary British writers—J.K. Rowling, Diana Wynne Jones, and Terry Pratchett—and investigates their sophisticated use of narrative strategies not only to engage children in reading, but to educate them into becoming mature readers and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    A Cognitive Reading, 1st Edition

    By Marek C. Oziewicz

    This book is the first to offer a justice-focused cognitive reading of modern YA speculative fiction in its narrative and filmic forms. It links the expansion of YA speculative fiction in the 20th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Reading the Adolescent Romance

    Sweet Valley High and the Popular Young Adult Romance Novel, 1st Edition

    By Amy Pattee

    Reading the Adolescent Romance provides an exhaustive study of the developments in young adult literature since the 1980s with a focus on Francine Pascal’s "Sweet Valley High" series, which has become a cultural and literary touchstone for both fans and critics of the novels. Pattee carefully…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Second-Generation Memory and Contemporary Children’s Literature

    Ghost Images, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Ulanowicz

    Winner of the Children’s Literature Association Book Award This book visits a range of textual forms including diary, novel, and picturebook to explore the relationship between second-generation memory and contemporary children’s literature. Ulanowicz argues that second-generation memory — informed…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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