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Arnold Lobel’s Frog and Toad Together as a Primer for Critical Literacy  

Teya Rosenberg

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article argues that the Frog and Toad books function as useful literary “primers,” not just for young children, but for college students as well. It also shows that Frog and Toad ... More

The Cat in the Hippie: Dr. Seuss, Nonsense, the Carnivalesque, and the Sixties Rebel  

Kevin Shortsleeve

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article shows that the works of Dr. Seuss, the most beloved bard of children's nonsense—and especially The Cat in the Hat (TCITH) (1957)—can be read within the context of the dramatic ... More

Comics  

Corey Creekmur

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Nov 2014
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Oct 2014
This chapter summarizes the history of science fiction comics from early newspaper comic strips through comic books up to recent graphic novels. Noting that science fiction comics are ... More

Environmental Writing for Children: A Selected Reconnaissance of Heritages, Emphases, Horizons  

Lawrence Buell

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Aug 2014
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Mar 2014
This article analyzes representative topoi or traditions emanating from the so-called golden age of children’s writing in the late Victorian era that feature encounters with the physical ... More

Redrawing the Comic-Strip Child: Charles M. Schulz’s as Cross-Writing  

Charles Hatfield

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the formal similarities and distinctions between comic strips and narrative children's books, exploring the historical development of the “comic strip child,” ... More

Reimagining the Monkey King in Comics: Gene Luen Yang’s  

Lan Dong

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article introduces the graphic novel, and Asian-American children's literature more generally, through Gene Luen Yang's American Born Chinese. It also describes the importance of ... More

Where in America Are You, God?: Judy Blume, Margaret Simon, and American National Identity  

June Cummins

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2012
This article shifts the conversation about Judy Blume's Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret (1970) from the controversy over its discussions of puberty to the postwar debate over ... More

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