Battling Dragons: Issues and Controversy in Children's Literature



Battling Dragons: Issues and Controversy in Children's LiteratureHere You Ll Find A Collage Of Distinguished Voices From Around The World, 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 You Ll Hear From Some Of The Best Regarded And Controversial Authors Writing For And About Children Today In Essays That Are Bound To Provoke, Challenge, Move, And Perhaps Even Outrage You.South African Author Beverly Naidoo Talks About Censorship And Apartheid Allan Baillie Discusses His Choice To Write About Pol Pot S Reign Of Terror Brian Jacques Reflects On His Own Childhood Amidst The Violence And Poverty Of Liverpool Judith Gilliland Reveals Her Motivation For Depicting The Gritty Lives Of Children In Cairo And Lebanon Charlotte Huck Examines Reactions Among Animal Rights Groups To Her Princess Furball.You Ll Also Hear From Parents, Teachers, Librarians, Academicians, Illustrators, Booksellers, And Self Appointed Censors And You Ll Hear From Children Themselves Given The Large Gap In Texts For The Serious Study Of Children S Books, These Are Voices No One Concerned With Quality Children S Literature Can Afford To Ignore.

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Battling Dragons: Issues and Controversy in Children's Literature
  • Susan Lehr
  • English
  • 13 December 2017
  • 9780435088286

10 thoughts on “Battling Dragons: Issues and Controversy in Children's Literature

  1. SouthWestZippy says:

    Wonderful body of work WELL DONE A must read for anyone that is for or against banning Children s books.Here is a quote from the book Issues of conflict cannot be avoided in writing realistic books for children This book has five parts and then afterword.Part one Books Under Fire talks about Issues of Censorship in Children s Literature.Part two The Changing World Of Girls and Boys talks about Exploring Family Values and Children s roles.Part three Themes of Freedom and Oppression talks about New Grit in Historical and Realistic Books.Part Four Heroes For Children talks about Battling Good and Evil.Part Five Living In the Real World Of Children s Books The Afterword May I Read This Book is written by Violet J HarrisW...

  2. Coenraad says:

    Although published so long ago 1995 , the book raises several important issues in children s literature The portrayal of women and minority groups, as well as foreign cultures, is discussed The essays written by authors explaining about their work are particularly interesting Well worth the time Hoewel ...

  3. Nojood Alsudairi says:

    I am rereading this book

  4. Tamora Pierce says:

    Another great collection of articles about books, issues, and authors in the kidlit field

  5. Randie D. Camp, M.S. says:

    The book is very outdated Many of the topics are no longer considered controversial or at least not to the extent that they were 10 20 years ago.

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