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Battling dragons : issues and controversy in children's literature

Author: Susan S Lehr
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays on different issues in children's literature including censorship, violences, political correctness, ethnicity, and ethics.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Battling dragons.
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1995
(OCoLC)654147571
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan S Lehr
ISBN: 0435088289 9780435088286
OCLC Number: 30915471
Description: xv, 288 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Books under fire : issues of censorship in children's literature --
pt. 2. The changing world of girls and boys : exploring family values and children's roles --
pt. 3. Themes of freedom and oppression : new grit in historical and realistic books --
pt. 4. Heroes for children : battling good and evil --
pt. 5. Living in the real world of children's books.
Other Titles: Issues and controversy in children's literature.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Lehr.

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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,  Read more...

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