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Title Battling dragons : issues and controversy in children's literature / edited by Susan Lehr.

Published Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, [1995]


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 UniM Giblin Eunson  809.89282 BATT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 288 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pt. 1. Books Under Fire: Issues of Censorship in Children's Literature. 1. Censorship of Children's Books / Amy McClure. 2. Undesirable Publication: A Journey to Jo'burg / Beverley Naidoo. 3. Justifying Violence in Children's Literature / Carl Tomlinson. 4. The Disturbing Image in Children's Picture Books: Fearful or Fulfilling? / Barbara Kiefer -- Pt. 2. The Changing World of Girls and Boys: Exploring Family Values and Children's Roles. 5. Gender Issues in Books for Children and Young Adults / Shirley B. Ernst. 6. Princess Furball: The Writing, Illustrating, and Response / Charlotte S. Huck. 7. Family Values and Kinship Bonds: An Examination of African American Families in Selected Picture Books, 1974-1993 /Deborah Thompson. 8. Living in Sami's and Ahmed's Worlds: Picture Books Explore Children's Lives in Other Countries.
Summary Here you'll find a collage of distinguished voices offering their own perspectives and experiences with difficult issues: censorship, violence, raw images in picture books, depictions of minorities, gender issues, political correctness, ethical heroes, and more.
Other author Lehr, Susan S.
Subject Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Other title Issues and controversy in children's literature.
ISBN 0435088289