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Product Description: 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...read more
By Kathy G. Short (editor)

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9781138120082, titled "Critical Content Analysis of Children’s and Young Adult Literature: Reframing Perspective" | Routledge, July 19, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9781138120099, titled "Critical Content Analysis of Children’s and Young Adult Literature: Reframing Perspective" | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 19, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: How can children grow to realize their inherent rights and respect the rights of others? In this book, authors Jonathan Todres and Sarah Higinbotham explore this question through both human rights law and children's literature. Both international and domestic law affirm that children have rights, but how are these norms disseminated so that they make a difference in children's lives? Human rights education research demonstrates that when children learn about human rights, they exhibit greater self-esteem and respect the rights of others...read more

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9780190213343 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 4, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: How can children grow to realize their inherent rights and respect the rights of others?

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9780190493189 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: How can children grow to realize their inherent rights and respect the rights of others?

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Product Description: Dark novels, shows, and films targeted toward children and young adults are proliferating wildly. It is even more crucial now to understand the methods by which such texts have traditionally operated and how those methods have been challenged, abandoned, and appropriated...read more
By Jessica R. Mccort (editor)

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9781496806444 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 28, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Dark novels, shows, and films targeted toward children and young adults are proliferating wildly.

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Product Description: A compelling case for the need to analyze children's literature from a Marxist perspective
By Angela E. Hubler (editor)

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9781617039874, titled "Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children’s Literature" | Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 29, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: A significant body of scholarship examines the production of children’s literature by women and minorities, as well as the representation of gender, race, and sexuality.

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9781496807830, titled "Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children’s Literature" | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 3, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A compelling case for the need to analyze children's literature from a Marxist perspective

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Product Description: Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection. This volume offers an unprecedented account of the lives, stories, letters, games, schools, institutions (such as the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of children in Europe, North America, and the Global South during the First World War and surrounding years...read more
By Emma Short (editor)

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9781138947832 | Routledge, December 11, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection.

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Product Description: 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, their first opportunity to engage with a work of literature on their own, to feel a sense of mastery over a text, and to experience pleasure from the act of reading independently...read more
By Jennifer M. Miskec (editor) and Annette Wannamaker (editor)

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9781138931688 | Routledge, December 11, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: Greece and Rome have long featured in books for children and teens, whether through the genres of historical fiction, fantasy, mystery stories or mythological compendiums. These depictions and adaptations of the Ancient World have varied at different times, however, in accordance with changes in societies and cultures...read more
By Lisa Maurice (editor)

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9789004298590 | Brill Academic Pub, September 17, 2015, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Greece and Rome have long featured in books for children and teens, whether through the genres of historical fiction, fantasy, mystery stories or mythological compendiums.

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Product Description: Children's responses to literature are equally fascinating from the psychological and the literary point of view. Nicholas Tucker's exploratory study traces the relationship between the child and the book using both these perspectives, from the baby's fir

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9780521398350, titled "The Child and the Book: A Psychological and Literary Exploration" | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1990), cover price $44.99 | also contains The Child and the Book: A Psychological and Literary Exploration | About this edition: Children's responses to literature are equally fascinating from the psychological and the literary point of view.

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Product Description: An unforgettable story of children in wartime, of heroism at sea, and -- above all -- of courage and the power of the human spirit. On September 17, 1940, at a little after ten at night, a German submarine torpedoed the passenger liner S...read more

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9781401301507 | Hachette Books, March 1, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: On Sept.
9780080169705, titled "How to Find Out About Children's Literature" | 3 edition (Pergamon Pr, June 1, 1973), cover price $34.00 | also contains How to Find Out About Children''s Literature | About this edition: Surveys the reference materials available to aid librarians in the selection of children's literature published in English

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9781401308711 | Hachette Books, March 13, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Based on eyewitness accounts of passengers, crew, and rescuers, a remarkable chronicle of survival at sea describes the German submarine attack on the passenger liner S.

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9781478962632 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 25, 2015), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An unforgettable story of children in wartime, of heroism at sea, and -- above all -- of courage and the power of the human spirit.

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Product Description: Children’s Literature and the Avant-Garde is the first study that investigates the intricate influence of the avant-garde movements on children’s literature in different countries from the beginning of the 20th century until the present...read more

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9789027201591 | John Benjamins Pub Co, July 29, 2015, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: Children’s Literature and the Avant-Garde is the first study that investigates the intricate influence of the avant-garde movements on children’s literature in different countries from the beginning of the 20th century until the present.

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9780553214123, titled "The Story of an African Farm" | Bantam Classic & Loveswept, May 1, 1993, cover price $4.95 | also contains The Story of an African Farm | About this edition: The classic tale of a beautiful young woman confronting the oppression of her sex by taking a lover displays the author's radical views on religion, marriage, the search for self, and the struggle for women.

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Product Description: This volume visits death in children’s literature from around the world, making a substantial contribution to the dialogue between the expanding fields of Childhood Studies, Children’s Literature, and Death Studies. Considering both textual and pictorial representations of death, contributors focus on the topic of death in children’s literature as a physical reality, a philosophical concept, a psychologically challenging adjustment, and/or a social construct...read more
By Leyli Jamali (editor)

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9781138815247 | Routledge, August 3, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This volume visits death in children’s literature from around the world, making a substantial contribution to the dialogue between the expanding fields of Childhood Studies, Children’s Literature, and Death Studies.

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Product Description: In Victorian Britain an array of writers captured the excitement of new scientific discoveries, and enticed young readers and listeners into learning their secrets, by converting introductory explanations into quirky, charming, and imaginative fairy-tales; forces could be fairies, dinosaurs could be dragons, and looking closely at a drop of water revealed a soup of monsters...read more

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9780199662654 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 26, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Victorian Britain an array of writers captured the excitement of new scientific discoveries, and enticed young readers and listeners into learning their secrets, by converting introductory explanations into quirky, charming, and imaginative fairy-tales; forces could be fairies, dinosaurs could be dragons, and looking closely at a drop of water revealed a soup of monsters.

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A selection of articles appearing in Children's Literature in Education, published between 1971 and the present
By Benedict Leca (editor)

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9780340618639, titled "Celebrating Children''s Literature in Education: A Selection" | Teachers College Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | also contains Celebrating Children''s Literature in Education: A Selection, Illuminations: Italian Baroque Masterworks in Canadian Collections | About this edition: A selection of articles appearing in Children's Literature in Education, published between 1971 and the present

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Product Description: Focusing on questions of space and locale in children’s literature, this collection explores how metaphorical and physical space can create landscapes of power, knowledge, and identity in texts from the early nineteenth century to the present...read more
By Malini Roy (editor)

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9781472420541, titled "Space and Place in Children’s Literature, 1789 to the Present" | Ashgate Pub Co, March 5, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Focusing on questions of space and locale in children’s literature, this collection explores how metaphorical and physical space can create landscapes of power, knowledge, and identity in texts from the early nineteenth century to the present.

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Product Description: A concise, engaging, practical overview of children’s books that keeps the focus on the books themselves, this brief introduction to children’s literature genres leaves time to actually read children’s books. Written on the assumption that the focus of a children’s literature course should be on the actual books that children read, the authors first wrote this book in 1996 as a “textbook for people who don’t like children’s literature textbooks...read more

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9780405081972, titled "Madame Sarah" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1973, cover price $20.95 | also contains Madame Sarah

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9780133846553 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, March 14, 2015), cover price $98.20 | About this edition: A concise, engaging, practical overview of children’s books that keeps the focus on the books themselves, this brief introduction to children’s literature genres leaves time to actually read children’s books.
9780132740296 | 5 pck pap/ edition (Prentice Hall, March 11, 2011), cover price $113.40 | About this edition: This package contains the following components: -0132349396: MyEducationKit -0132480565: Children's Literature, Briefly
9780132480567 | 5 revised edition (Prentice Hall, March 1, 2011), cover price $109.40 | About this edition: Are you looking for a brief introduction to children’s literature genres that leaves time to actually read children’s books?

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Product Description: The Mighty Child offers an existentialist approach to the theorization and criticism of children’s literature, nuancing the academic claim that children’s literature, specifically defined as ‘didactic’, alienates childhood from adulthood and disempowers its implied child reader...read more

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9789027201584 | John Benjamins Pub Co, January 14, 2015, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: The Mighty Child offers an existentialist approach to the theorization and criticism of children’s literature, nuancing the academic claim that children’s literature, specifically defined as ‘didactic’, alienates childhood from adulthood and disempowers its implied child reader.
9780387105130, titled "Modelling Language Behaviour" | Springer Verlag, March 1, 1981, cover price $38.00 | also contains Modelling Language Behaviour | About this edition: This book studies language behaviour in the larger context of modelling or­ ganismic behaviour more generally.

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Product Description: Children grow up surrounded by stories, motifs, characters and themes which respond to the Middle Ages. The Middle Ages in Children's Literature explores the use and abuse of the medieval in children's literature, the many forms in which it appears, and its enduring capacity to enchant the young...read more

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9781137035387 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 16, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Children grow up surrounded by stories, motifs, characters and themes which respond to the Middle Ages.

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Product Description: 800x600 The wonders found in fairy tales and myths have enriched childhoods for centuries. In between "Once upon a time" and "happily ever after" we embark on adventures that seem an eternity away from our everyday lives, and yet through these adventures we are brought back to the innocence and beauty of the truth...read more

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9780405099328, titled "The Economics of the Negro Migration: 1900 - 1960" | Ayer Co Pub, April 1, 1977, cover price $23.00 | also contains The Economics of the Negro Migration: 1900 - 1960 | About this edition: Book by Vickery, William R.

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9780911845990 | Neumann Pr, December 2, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 800x600 The wonders found in fairy tales and myths have enriched childhoods for centuries.

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Product Description: A Multimodal Analysis of Picture Books for Children goes beyond the relation between the representation of reality and language alone; instead, it aims to analyze the intersemiosis between verbal and visual elements in a sample of nine picture books...read more

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9781908049773 | Equinox, November 30, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: A Multimodal Analysis of Picture Books for Children goes beyond the relation between the representation of reality and language alone; instead, it aims to analyze the intersemiosis between verbal and visual elements in a sample of nine picture books.
9780324009217, titled "Business Statistics: Contemporary Decision Making" | South-Western Pub, June 1, 2000, cover price $9.95 | also contains Business Statistics: Contemporary Decision Making | About this edition: This new edition continues presenting the concepts of statistics in a setting of business decision making through the use of real business data and applications.

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9781908049780 | Equinox, November 30, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A Multimodal Analysis of Picture Books for Children goes beyond the relation between the representation of reality and language alone; instead, it aims to analyze the intersemiosis between verbal and visual elements in a sample of nine picture books.
9780324009118, titled "West Federal Taxation: Individual Practice Set : 2000" | 23 edition (South-Western Pub, May 1, 1999), cover price $68.95 | also contains West Federal Taxation: Individual Practice Set : 2000

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Product Description: This book explores the meaning of nation or nationalism in children’s literature and how it constructs and represents different national experiences. The contributors discuss diverse aspects of children’s literature and film from interdisciplinary and multicultural approaches, ranging from the short story and novel to science fiction and fantasy from a range of locations including Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Norway, America, Italy, Great Britain, Iceland, Africa, Japan, South Korea, India, Sweden and Greece...read more
By Bjorn Sundmark (editor)

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9780415624794, titled "The Nation in Children's Literature: Nations of Childhood" | Routledge, November 26, 2012, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book explores the meaning of nation or nationalism in children’s literature and how it constructs and represents different national experiences.

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9781138851597, titled "The Nation in Children's Literature: Nations of Childhood" | Routledge, November 10, 2014, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: This book explores the meaning of nation or nationalism in children’s literature and how it constructs and represents different national experiences.

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Product Description: Seriality and Texts for Young People is a collection of thirteen scholarly essays about series and serial texts directed to children and youth, each of which begins from the premise that a basic principle of seriality is repetition.

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9781137355997 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 31, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Seriality and Texts for Young People is a collection of thirteen scholarly essays about series and serial texts directed to children and youth, each of which begins from the premise that a basic principle of seriality is repetition.

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Product Description: The purpose of this volume is to present the scientific background of the Children’s Literature and Translation research group, which was established in 1992 at the University of Vigo. In 2006 it was awarded the category of Excellence Research Group...read more

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9783631622032 | New edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 23, 2014), cover price $60.95 | About this edition: The purpose of this volume is to present the scientific background of the Children’s Literature and Translation research group, which was established in 1992 at the University of Vigo.

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Product Description: Internationalism in Children's Series brings together international children's literature scholars who interpret 'internationalism' through various cultural, historical and theoretical lenses. From imperialism to transnationalism, from Tom Swift to Harry Potter, this book addresses the unique ability of series to introduce children to the world...read more
By Marietta A. Frank (editor) and Karen Sands-o'connor (editor)

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9781137360304 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 15, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Internationalism in Children's Series brings together international children's literature scholars who interpret 'internationalism' through various cultural, historical and theoretical lenses.

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Product Description: Literature for Children: A Short Introduction, 8/e is a concise, accessible, text that provides a solid understanding of the foundations of children’s literature across its various genres from picture books to folk literature. In his usual engaging style, popular author David Russell stresses that students need to first appreciate literature in order to later use and teach it effectively in their own classrooms...read more

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9780132173797 | 7 edition (Prentice Hall, March 3, 2011), cover price $105.00
9780205591930 | 6 edition (Allyn & Bacon, December 28, 2007), cover price $78.67 | About this edition: This succinct yet comprehensive introduction to children's literature focuses on genres and concepts rather than on particular authors.
9780205451302 | 5 pck edition (Allyn & Bacon, October 20, 2004), cover price $63.33 | About this edition: This succinct yet comprehensive introduction to children's literature focuses on genres and concepts rather than on particular authors.
9780205410330 | 5th edition (Allyn & Bacon, April 1, 2004), cover price $68.40
9780801330865 | Allyn & Bacon, June 1, 2000, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: David L.
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