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Most popular Children’s & teenage book reviews & guides books

The most popular Children’s & teenage book reviews & guides books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books
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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2020
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Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading
This beautiful love-letter to children's books makes the perfect Christmas gift 'Beautiful and moving...
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How to Raise a Reader
A parent's guide to raising a lifelong reader, packed with practical ideas for engaging children of all ages in books, plus wonderful lists of books, arranged by age and subject matter, will keep the shelves stocked and young readers' interests high from birth through teens.
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Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading
A love letter to the joys of childhood reading from Wonderland to Narnia.Lucy brings the favourite characters of our collective childhoods back to life - prompting endless re-readings, rediscoveries, and, inevitably, fierce debate - and brilliantly uses them to tell her own story, that of a born, and unrepentant, bookworm.
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Marvelous Transformations: An Anthology of Fairy Tales and Contemporary Critical Perspectives
Provides an innovative anthology of fairy tales and related criticism that reflects current, interdisciplinary scholarship on oral traditions and the cultural history of the fairy tale. Tales range chronologically from ancient Egypt to the twenty-first century, and include examples from the Middle East, India, Japan, and Central America as well as Europe and North America.
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Rhetorical Power of Children's Literature
This book offers case studies analyzing a full array of genres in children's literature, from picture books to young adult novels. This volume's contributions interrogate how children's literature is a powerful yet under examined space of rhetorical discourse that influences one of the most impressionable segments of our population.
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Jane Addams Children's Book Award: Honoring Children's Literature for Peace and Social Justice since 1953
This volume looks at the life of activist Jane Addams and examines the books that have received an award bestowed in her name. An advocate for reforms in child labor, sanitation, and other issues, Addams and her accomplishments serve as a focal point of this study, which looks at how social justice has been represented in children's literature over the last seven decades.
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Maurice Sendak and the Art of Children's Book Illustration
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Americas Award: Honoring Latino/a Children's and Young Adult Literature of the Americas
This edited volume performs a critical analysis of the Americas Award, issues related to the content of the award-winning and honored books, and the contexts in which the books are used. It includes chapters by key scholars in the areas of youth literature in English, English Education, Library and Information Science, and Ethnic Studies.
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Girls' Series Fiction and American Popular Culture
This collection explores the influence of girls' series books on popular American culture and girls' everyday experiences. It explores the cultural work that the series genre performs, contemplating the books' messages about subjects including race, gender, and education, and examines girl fiction within a variety of disciplinary contexts.
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Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators
This authoritative handbook gives you the information you need to defend challenged books with an informed response and ensure free access to young book lovers. With a profile of each book that includes its plot and characters, related materials and published reviews, awards and prizes, and Web and audiovisual resources, you will be prepared to answer even the toughest attacks.
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Routledge Companion to International Children's Literature
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About the Wind, the Meadows and the Nine Worlds
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Rhetorical Power of Children's Literature
This book offers case studies analyzing a full array of genres in children's literature, from picture books to young adult novels. This volume's contributions interrogate how children's literature is a powerful yet under examined space of rhetorical discourse that influences one of the most impressionable segments of our population.